Standard Occupational(SOC) Code: 439021
Standard Occupational(SOC) Title: Data Entry Keyers

Job Description:
Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing. Exclude "Word Processors and Typists" (43-9022).


Skills Description
MonitoringMonitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Operation and ControlControlling operations of equipment or systems.
Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Quality Control AnalysisConducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Complex Problem SolvingIdentifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Knowledge Description
ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.


Experience Definition
Overall ExperienceSome previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience may be helpful in these occupations, but usually is not needed. For example, a drywall installer might benefit from experience installing drywall, but an inexperienced person could still learn to be an installer with little difficulty.
Job TrainingEmployees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees.
EducationThese occupations usually require a high school diploma and may require some vocational training or job-related course work. In some cases, an associate's or bachelor's degree could be needed.



Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity - Bureau of Labor Market Statistics
Occupational Informational Network(O*Net)