Best Data Entry Jobs From Home

Big-money promises signal scams, but there are legitimate home data entry jobs.

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Data entry jobs are frequently the bait in work-at-home scams, so check out all data entry opportunities carefully. Know how to recognize a data entry scam, and do not pay for kits or software. And frankly, remember that data entry doesn't pay a lot. So, anything that promises lots of money is probably a scam.

More: Find Out What (and How) Data Entry Jobs Pay

These legitimate companies offer various types of data entry jobs that you can do from home. To find out more about what these jobs...MORE entail, read more about online data entry jobs. These are different from transcription jobs, another form of data entry or medical coding. Most transcription jobs usually require a higher skill level than the typical data entry job. The transcription jobs listed on this page are entry level while the transcription jobs in this link require more experience. Likewise, medical coding jobs require more education and experience than the data entry jobs listed here.

Some also offer office-based data entry work as well as data entry jobs from home. A few also have call center jobs. Most hire independent contractors for data entry. However, not all are necessarily hiring at this time.

 

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    While mostly this company has transcription jobs, not typical data entry work, it may hire people who score well on its application assessments. Pays per word. Hires in the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

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    This company accepts applications when it has jobs available, which isn't very often. Data entry jobs at this company pay independent contractors on a per-piece basis.

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    For even more home-based job options, see this list of work-at-home jobs at more than 200 companies or to simply use this index of work-at-home job lists to narrow your search to the areas where you have expertise. 

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    While the crowdsourcing division of the online retail company does not have traditional data entry jobs, it is worth mentioning because this online exchange for small tasks can be very similar to data entry work.

    Also See: 5 Customer Service Jobs You Can Do From Home

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    Outsourcing company based in South Carolina provides virtual office services. In addition to its transcription and data entry jobs from home, it offers online customer support, translation, and secretarial services.

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    Not sure if data entry is the work-at-home job for you? Check out these virtual call center jobs.

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    Though this company mostly hires legal and general transcriptionists, it does sometimes have more basic data entry jobs available.

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    Worldwide crowdsourcing company hires independent contractors for data entry as well as writing, translating and researching. Work is done in very short tasks, making this a micro job. Pays on a per-piece basis. Registration and assessment are necessary before "click workers" can begin accepting tasks for payments.

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    Data entry and document scanning company, based in Georgia, hires independent contractors for online data entry work from home.

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    Hires typists with a minimum of 60 wpm and basic computer skills for data entry jobs from home. No application fees.

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    The company offers telecommuting as a perk for data entry workers who post to websites and internal database and do proofreading. Must type 30 words per minute and have experience with Front Page, Excel, Word, Access and Outlook preferred. Pays $10.50/hr. When positions are available, they are posted on its website.

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    The company provides a transcription of voicemails and other audio content by hiring work-at-home transcribers. Paid a per word rate of 1 cent per 4 words (Quicktate) or 1 cent per 2 words (iDictate). Expect to earn about $5-7/hr at 50 wpm. The successful Quicktate transcriptionist may receive work from iDictate, which transcribes a wider range of documents. Bilingual, particularly Spanish language, transcribers needed. See more bilingual jobs from home.

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    Freelance transcriptionists choose audio files to transcribe at $10 per audio hour. Files are 6 minutes or less. Opportunity for advancement to a reviewer.

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    Online crowdsourcing opportunity has freelancers processing voter registrations and petition signatures. Payment is on a per-piece basis adjusted for accuracy and made through PayPal.

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    Applicants sign up to take an evaluation for this data entry jobs company. Those who score high enough are put on a waiting listing and contacted when work is available. Rates vary, usually around 40-55 cents per 1,000 keystrokes. A minimum of $50 must be earned before payment is issued. Keyers input data that is encoded so it appears nonsensical. Accepts applicants from the U.S. and outside the U.S.

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    The company hires independent contractors for both call center and data entry jobs in the U.S. and worldwide. However, U.S. applicants are targeted for the call center jobs. See more worldwide home-based jobs.