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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 $37,610 in May 2015. Salaries ranged from less than $25,290 to more than $53,760. Word processors and typists employed by wired telecommunications carriers made the highest mean annual salaries: $51,290. Other top-paying employers were rail transportation companies, $49,380; scientific research and development services, $47,030; and legal services, $44,300. 

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