Data Entry Clerk Courses

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What does a Data Entry Clerk do?

Data Entry Clerks input data into spreadsheets, databases, and specialist software programs. They are employed in all industries and work sectors to enter customer and sales information into the company CRM, process debtors/creditors, and maintain databases of financial records, students, inventory, company assets.

As a Data Entry Clerk you will be collating and filing source documents, ensuring the integrity of data through back-ups and security tests, running reports for senior analysts and managers, resolving discrepancies, and following up missing information. The focus of your job is fast keyboarding and accurate data processing.

Data Entry Clerk Courses

There are 9 courses available for people who want to become a Data Entry Clerk.

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How much do Data Entry Clerks earn?

In Australia, a full time Data Entry Clerk generally earns $1,035 per week ($53,820 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience can you expect a higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for Data Entry Clerks?

There are almost 40,000 Data Entry Clerks employed in Australia right now with opportunities expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years. Data Entry Clerks work in all industries and employment sectors, often employed by big business and government organisations.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Data Entry Clerk?

You can get started as a Data Entry Clerk with the Certificate III in Business Administration which develops your keyboarding and data entry skills. The course takes 6-12 months to complete. Vendor qualifications in various Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Access) may also be helpful.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au