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Typists and Word Processors


The U.S. Department of Labor reports that median annual earnings of word processors and typists were $40,340 in May 2019. Salaries ranged from less than $27,850 to more than $58,860. Word processors and typists employed by legal services made the highest mean annual salaries: $52,990. Other top-paying employers were scientific research and development services, $52,580, and computer systems design and related services, $47,760. 

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