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. Remember that data entry doesn’t pay a lot, so be wary of any jobs promising a hefty payday.
These legitimate companies offer various types of data entry jobs that you can do from home. 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. 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.
While most of the jobs this company has are 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.
Axion Data Services
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.
Amazon’s Mechanical Turk
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. It can be time-consuming work that doesn’t pay well, however, despite being a division of Amazon.
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.
Birch Creek Communications
Though this company mostly hires legal and general transcriptionists, it does sometimes have more basic data entry jobs available.
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.
Data entry and document scanning company, based in Georgia, hire independent contractors for online data entry work from home.
Hires typists with a minimum of 60 wpm and basic computer skills for data entry jobs from home. No application fees.
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. Pays $10.50/hr. When positions are available, they are posted on its website.
Quicktate or iDictate
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.
Freelance transcriptionists choose audio files to transcribe at $10 per audio hour. Files are 6 minutes or less. Opportunity for advancement to a reviewer.
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.
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.