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Typists and Word Processors

Education and Training Requirements

High School

Most employers require that typists and word processors be high school graduates and able to type accurately at a rate of at least 40 to 50 words per minute. Typists need good knowledge of spelling, grammar, and punctuation and may be required to be familiar with standard office equipment. Recommended high school classes include English, speech, typing, computer science, and business.

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