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Office Technician / Typist

86

Statewide
Job Postings
293rd

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
520

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$12.78 - $17.31

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$15.40 - $22.65

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Office Technician / Typist - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 86 job postings for the occupation of Office Technician / Typist in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Office Technician / Typist. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

What Office Technician / Typist Do:

Use word processor, computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned.

Common Job Activities:

  • Check completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format.
  • Perform other clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands or sending faxes.
  • Gather, register, and arrange the material to be typed, following instructions.
  • File and store completed documents on computer hard drive or disk, or maintain a computer filing system to store, retrieve, update and delete documents.
  • Type correspondence, reports, text and other written material from rough drafts, corrected copies, voice recordings, dictation or previous versions, using a computer, word processor, or typewriter.
  • Print and make copies of work.
  • Keep records of work performed.
  • Compute and verify totals on report forms, requisitions, or bills, using adding machine or calculator.
  • Collate pages of reports and other documents prepared.
  • Electronically sort and compile text and numerical data, retrieving, updating, and merging documents as required.
  • Reformat documents, moving paragraphs or columns.
  • Transmit work electronically to other locations.
  • Work with technical material, preparing statistical reports, planning and typing statistical tables, and combining and rearranging material from different sources.
  • Use data entry devices, such as optical scanners, to input data into computers for revision or editing.
  • Search for specific sets of stored, typed characters to make changes.
  • Adjust settings for format, page layout, line spacing, and other style requirements.
  • Transcribe stenotyped notes of court proceedings.
  • Address envelopes or prepare envelope labels, using typewriter or computer.
  • Operate and resupply printers and computers, changing print wheels or fluid cartridges, adding paper, and loading blank tapes, cards, or disks into equipment.

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