Data entry clerks

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1422  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Data entry clerks input coded, statistical, financial and other information into computerized databases, spreadsheets or other templates using a keyboard, mouse, or optical scanner, speech recognition software or other data entry tools. They are employed in the private and public sectors.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Computer Equipment Operator
  • Computer Terminal Operator
  • Data Control Clerk
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Data Entry Verifier-operator
  • Data Input Clerk
  • Data Processing Control Clerk
  • Data Processing Verifier
  • Data Processor
  • EDP (electronic Data-processing) Equipment Operator
  • Electronic Data-processing (EDP) Equipment Operator
  • Interpreting Machine Operator - Data Entry
  • Payment Entry Clerk
  • Payment Input Clerk
  • Data Control Clerk
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Data Input Clerk
  • Data Processor
  • Payment Entry Clerk
  • Data Entry

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for data entry clerks.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $23,594
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $44,196
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $25,324
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for data entry clerks.

Sex Median Income
Male $25,324
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (5 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for data entry clerks.

$29,250.00
Lowest Observed
$47,000.00
Highest Observed
$29,250.00
25th Percentile
$34,750.00
Average
$33,150.00
Median
$35,100.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for data entry clerks

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 30
25 to 34 years 45
35 to 44 years 60
45 to 54 years 65
55 to 64 years 60
65 to 74 years 20
75 years and over 0
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for data entry clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 170
Part Time 130
Total 285
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for data entry clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 25
Female 255
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for data entry clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 250
Self Employed 15
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for data entry clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 260
Unemployed 10
Total 275
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for data entry clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 10
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 105
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 90
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 50
Total 285
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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