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Data Entry Work From Home Jobs

Data Entry has become one of the fastest-growing job opportunities for young persons in Nigeria. If you have a skill in typing and general computer skills, then getting a job in Data Entry may not be a bad idea. 

It is important to note that Data Entry Jobs can be either full-time or part-time, and can also be in any sector at all. In this article, here are some of the topics we would discuss:

  1. What are Data Entry Jobs?
  2. Data entry job descriptions.
  3. How much do data entry jobs pay?
  4. Are data entry jobs genuine?
  5. Who can do data entry jobs?
  6. List of online data entry jobs. 

What are Data Entry Jobs? 

Data Entry jobs are jobs that require a person to type information about the company into a computer system. This can be done using spreadsheets or any other preferred software by the company. As such, it would require someone who is proficient in using a computer. 

Amazingly, data entry as a job has been around for a long period of time. Long before now, this job was done using a typewriter and documented only on paper. However, with the growth of technology, data entry has become a job that is fully digitally inclined. 

Most of the data entry jobs are jobs that can be done remotely. Some of them are, updating customer information, transcribing, typing reports and general correspondence, and financial record updating. All these are jobs that can be done from home. Also, most data entry jobs are put out as Data Entry Clerks or Data Entry Operator. 

Data Entry Clerk Job Description

If you are going to get a job in Data Entry, it is necessary to know the data entry job description put out by most organizations. That way, you can know some of the responsibilities your job will cover. 

  • Create spreadsheets to track important customer information, and orders and update customer information in a database.
  • Transfer data from a hard copy to a digital database.
  • Create accurate spreadsheets and organize existing data in a spreadsheet.
  • Verify outdated data and make any necessary changes to records. Review data for deficiencies or errors.
  • Operate common office equipment, like scanners and printers.
  • Search for and investigate information contained in files.
  • Perform regular database backups to secure data.
  • Input text-based and numerical information from source documents.
  • Provide occasional administrative and data entry support across departments when necessary. 
  • Type in data quickly and efficiently and sort/organize hard copies of paperwork after entering data electronically.
  • Assist with special projects that require large amounts of data entry.
  • Gathering invoices, statements, reports, personal details, documents and information from employees, other departments and clients.
  • Scanning through information to identify pertinent information.

How Much Do Data Entry Jobs Pay? 

According to data from salary websites; Glassdoor and Payscale, a data entry job in Nigeria can pay an average of ₦50,000 - ₦80,000 monthly. However, most data entry jobs pay hourly and the average salary one makes can also depend on your negotiating ability. Another factor that can contribute to your salary is the level of skill the candidate has. 

Are Data Entry Jobs Genuine?

Data entry jobs are genuine and legit, however, scammers often take advantage of people’s willingness and sometimes desperation to work, to scam them. While there are so many legitimate platforms to get data entry jobs, there are a few tips you can use to identify scammers when you find them. They are:

If you are offered to be paid instantly to begin work, there is a possibility that they may not be genuine.
Requesting that you pay some amount before they can train you for the job is also a red flag to look out for while looking for data entry jobs.
If the pay for little work is way out of the industry range, then it could probably be a scam.
When you’re offered the job on the spot without any form of interview, conversation or assessment, that is a huge red flag. 

To ensure you are not scammed, here are some things you can do:

  • Research the company before accepting an offer from them.
  • Ask for a signed contract between you and the company.
  • Avoid paying for any form of “extra training” no matter how convincing it may sound.
  • Trust your instincts, especially if you feel like something is wrong. 

Who Can Do Data Entry Jobs?

Data entry jobs can be done by anyone and from anywhere as long as he has the right skills. Students, retired workers, and undergraduates can all do data entry jobs with the right skills. 

Some of the skills required to do data entry jobs are:

  • Typing
  • Clerical and Communication Skills 
  • MS Office Skills 
  • Customer Service/Receptionist
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Written Communication
  • Attention to Detail

List of Data Entry Jobs

There are different platforms to find and apply for data entry jobs. We will be giving you a list of places to find legitimate data entry jobs online.

MyJobMag

MyJobMag is one of the platforms you can find legit data entry jobs, both part-time and full-time. All you need to do is to visit the site sign up and then apply for jobs online. You can even set your notification to receive fresh job updates when they are available. 

Visit MyJobMag to see data entry roles you can apply for. 

LinkedIn

One of the most professional platforms for carer people, LinkedIn is another great place to find data entry jobs of all kinds. Be it the basic or premium package, you can find legitimate data entry jobs you can apply for without stress or fear of being scammed. 
 

Follow this link to find data entry roles on LinkedIn and apply.

Upwork

Upwork is a popular platform that you can utilize to find data entry roles. These roles can either be part-time or full-time, in and outside Nigeria. In as much as one has to be careful to avoid scammers on the platform, it does not negate the fact that a lot of data entry jobs can be found and applied for here. 

Visit Upwork to find out available data entry jobs you can apply for.

Fiverr

Fiverr is a freelance platform that connects people to gigs and job opportunities. They could be monthly or could span beyond a one-month duration. Data entry jobs are some of the gigs available for freelancers on the platform

Follow this link to Fiverr and find data entry gigs to pitch for.

Freelancer

Freelancer is another platform that has data entry gigs. Once you sign up on the platform, you can apply for any gig you find. You can also get notifications about new gigs available so you can apply for them. 

Sign up on Freelancer with this link and start applying for data entry jobs. 

Remote.Co 

Remote.co is a platform that promotes different kinds of remote jobs, including data entry. There are different kinds of part-time and full-time roles available for those who are skilled or need data entry jobs. By signing up on the website, you can apply for any role you believe you are fit for. 

Discover data entry jobs on Remote.co with this link and apply. 

Weworkremotely.com 

Weworkremotely.com is a platform dedicated to advertising full-time remote jobs for individuals. Data entry roles are one of the jobs available on the platform. With signing up, you can simply apply for any data entry role.  

Visit weworkremotely.com and sign up to start applying for data entry roles.  

SmartRecruiters

Smartrecruiters is an online recruitment platform that sources roles for different organizations that need them. One such role they source is data entry roles, and these roles are open to candidates worldwide. You can simply sign up on the site and get hired for your professional data entry skills. 

Visit smartrecruiters to see data entry roles you can apply for. 

Quicktate

Quicktate is a platform available for data entry transcribers to find jobs and work from anywhere in the world. By signing up, you get to find customers who need data entry transcribers to transcribe for them. This website is dedicated solely to transcribing and will mostly be beneficial to data entry candidates who are interested in transcribing from audio to text. 

Sign up on Quicktate with this link and start earning as a data entry transcriber. 

GoTranscript

This is another platform that is dedicated to transcribing jobs all over the world. They are constantly hiring skilled transcribers from all over the world to join their team of experts. Any data entry transcriber can easily find a job on the site. 

Visit Gotranscript and sign up to start getting data entry jobs on the platform

Amazon Mechanical Turk

This is a platform that provides data entry roles for candidates all over the world. With the right data entry skills, you can easily get a job on this site. All you need to do is sign up and you can begin getting jobs on the platform. 

Visit Amazon Mechanical Turk to find data entry jobs on the site and apply. 

Conclusion 

Generally, data entry jobs do not require so much training and expertise. Once you have basic administrative and typing skills, you are already at an advantage to get data entry jobs. The good thing about it is that not only can it be fully remote, but it can also come as a part-time role in case you are a student. 

These are the important things about data entry jobs you should know. Feel free to comment if you have any more questions and we’ll attend to them.

All the best! 

Staff Writer

This article was written and edited by a staff writer.

30 Comment(s)

  • Kwamina Tete
    Kwamina Tete Jun 04, 2023

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  • Raees Khan RK
    Raees Khan RK Jun 04, 2023

    I want data entry jobs

    • Raees Khan RK
      Raees Khan RK Jun 04, 2023

      I want to do data entry jobs online. I'm in Multan WhatsApp 03144214980 Email raeeskhansanghi125@gmail.com

  • MD. REAZ HOSSAIN
    MD. REAZ HOSSAIN Jun 04, 2023

    I am determined to serve clients with a high quality of expertise and professionalism. I keep me hectic through learning new items. Creating skills can be my interest. So I'm ready to work in a new direction always. ✅ I am ready to provide you the best quality service in this categories. * Fillable PDF forms and designs * Data penetration * Complex Excel formulas. * Pivot tables with charts. * Convert PDF/Image to Word/Excel. * Perform Google Sheets data entry and create professional dashboards. * Administrative support. * Virtual Assistant. * Fast typing from any type of document. * Import data from any website, into Microsoft Word or Excel *Translate product information from English to Russian or different countries' languages. *Translate from any country language to your own language. ✅ VALUES : * Accuracy & Quality, Commitment, Trust, Time bound services, Reasonable pricing and Real time support. * Unlimited Revision * 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

  • MD. REAZ HOSSAIN
    MD. REAZ HOSSAIN Jun 04, 2023

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    What'sapp number ±8801838741807

  • Usama Bin Hafeez
    Usama Bin Hafeez Jun 04, 2023

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  • Husna Adil
    Husna Adil Jun 05, 2023

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  • Favour Kalu Eleanya
    Favour Kalu Eleanya Jun 05, 2023

    Hi,

    I am interested in data entry job. I am a Nigerian. This is my Email : eleanyafavour200@gmail.com 

  • Ibrahim Hussaini
    Ibrahim Hussaini Jun 07, 2023

    I am highly interested in data entry job part or full time,i have 5 years of experience. I am determined, committed and an excellent problem solver.Thank you 

    Reach me via:

    Email:ihamiru3343@gmail.com

    Phone or whatsapp: 08105500797

  • Chinedu Eze
    Chinedu Eze Jun 09, 2023

    I'm committed to data entry and project management job.

    Kindly reach out to me on:

    Email: alisonchinedu2@gmail.com

    WhatsApp: 08030887010

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  • Atunure Oghenero Walter
    Atunure Oghenero Walter Jun 13, 2023

    Goodday Sir,

    I'm writing to indicate my interest in data entry jobs, work from home and I've years of experience in data entry with good results.

  • anne waweru
    anne waweru Jun 14, 2023

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  • Iwezu Paul
    Iwezu Paul Jun 15, 2023

    I sincerely write to express my interest in Data Entry jobs. I have 7 (seven ) years working experience in a banking institution as a Data Entry Staff.

    Here are my contact details:

    Email: smartpaul177@gmail.com

    Whatsapp Number: 07066817817

    Nationality: Nigeria 

  • Eyo Nyong
    Eyo Nyong Jun 20, 2023

    I'm very much interested in the data entry job, Here are my details

    Name: Raymond Eyo Nyong

    Email: eyonyong89@gmail.com

    phone no: 08133594856

    Nationality: Nigeria.


    Note: i can work from home any time at any given time.

  • Inyang Umoh
    Inyang Umoh Jun 30, 2023

    I am interested in Data Entry work online.

    Name: Inyang Umoh

    EmailL umohinyange@gmail.com

    Phone: 08037545134

    General Certificate of Education (GCE), Typewriting 50 wpm

    WAEC Business Examinations, Typewriting 35 wpm.

  • anne lawrence
    anne lawrence Jul 01, 2023

    Please I need a data entry job. I can work from home or online as the case may be. I am a Nigerian and from cross river state precisely. I have done data entry jobs for some NGOs in the past. 

    My e-mail is hannah.lawrence@yahoo.com.

    Thank you.

  • Ngozi Nkem
    Ngozi Nkem Jul 01, 2023

    Pls I need a data entry online job

    Name: Ngozi

    Surname: Okwuchukwu

    Phone no: 09056697884

    Email: chimdimma@gmail.com

  • Glory anaba
    Glory anaba Jul 06, 2023

    I'm interested in data entry job or other jobs related to this.

    Phone no: 08067811927

    Email: gloryanabav3@gmail.com

  • Oluwatobi Shoyinka
    Oluwatobi Shoyinka Jul 08, 2023

    I am interested in Data entry duties. You can reach me via email; engrtobi09@gmail.com and via WhatsApp on 08164448265.

    Thank you!

  • Caleb Ozia
    Caleb Ozia Jul 18, 2023

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    Data Entry Work From Home Jobs
    Data Entry has become one of the fastest-growing job opportunities for young persons in Nigeria. If you have a skill in typing and general computer skills, then getting a job in Data Entry may not be a bad idea. 

    It is important to note that Data Entry Jobs can be either full-time or part-time, and can also be in any sector at all. In this article, here are some of the topics we would discuss:

    What are Data Entry Jobs?
    Data entry job descriptions.
    How much do data entry jobs pay?
    Are data entry jobs genuine?
    Who can do data entry jobs?
    List of online data entry jobs. 
    What are Data Entry Jobs? 
    Data Entry jobs are jobs that require a person to type information about the company into a computer system. This can be done using spreadsheets or any other preferred software by the company. As such, it would require someone who is proficient in using a computer. 

    Amazingly, data entry as a job has been around for a long period of time. Long before now, this job was done using a typewriter and documented only on paper. However, with the growth of technology, data entry has become a job that is fully digitally inclined. 

    Most of the data entry jobs are jobs that can be done remotely. Some of them are, updating customer information, transcribing, typing reports and general correspondence, and financial record updating. All these are jobs that can be done from home. Also, most data entry jobs are put out as Data Entry Clerks or Data Entry Operator. 

    Data Entry Clerk Job Description
    If you are going to get a job in Data Entry, it is necessary to know the data entry job description put out by most organizations. That way, you can know some of the responsibilities your job will cover. 

    Create spreadsheets to track important customer information, and orders and update customer information in a database.
    Transfer data from a hard copy to a digital database.
    Create accurate spreadsheets and organize existing data in a spreadsheet.
    Verify outdated data and make any necessary changes to records. Review data for deficiencies or errors.
    Operate common office equipment, like scanners and printers.
    Search for and investigate information contained in files.
    Perform regular database backups to secure data.
    Input text-based and numerical information from source documents.
    Provide occasional administrative and data entry support across departments when necessary. 
    Type in data quickly and efficiently and sort/organize hard copies of paperwork after entering data electronically.
    Assist with special projects that require large amounts of data entry.
    Gathering invoices, statements, reports, personal details, documents and information from employees, other departments and clients.
    Scanning through information to identify pertinent information.
    How Much Do Data Entry Jobs Pay? 
    According to data from salary websites; Glassdoor and Payscale, a data entry job in Nigeria can pay an average of ₦50,000 - ₦80,000 monthly. However, most data entry jobs pay hourly and the average salary one makes can also depend on your negotiating ability. Another factor that can contribute to your salary is the level of skill the candidate has. 

    Are Data Entry Jobs Genuine?
    Data entry jobs are genuine and legit, however, scammers often take advantage of people’s willingness and sometimes desperation to work, to scam them. While there are so many legitimate platforms to get data entry jobs, there are a few tips you can use to identify scammers when you find them. They are:

    If you are offered to be paid instantly to begin work, there is a possibility that they may not be genuine.
    Requesting that you pay some amount before they can train you for the job is also a red flag to look out for while looking for data entry jobs.
    If the pay for little work is way out of the industry range, then it could probably be a scam.
    When you’re offered the job on the spot without any form of interview, conversation or assessment, that is a huge red flag. 

    To ensure you are not scammed, here are some things you can do:

    Research the company before accepting an offer from them.
    Ask for a signed contract between you and the company.
    Avoid paying for any form of “extra training” no matter how convincing it may sound.
    Trust your instincts, especially if you feel like something is wrong. 
    Who Can Do Data Entry Jobs?
    Data entry jobs can be done by anyone and from anywhere as long as he has the right skills. Students, retired workers, and undergraduates can all do data entry jobs with the right skills. 

    Some of the skills required to do data entry jobs are:

    Typing
    Clerical and Communication Skills 
    MS Office Skills 
    Customer Service/Receptionist
    Administrative Assistant
    Written Communication
    Attention to Detail
    List of Data Entry Jobs
    There are different platforms to find and apply for data entry jobs. We will be giving you a list of places to find legitimate data entry jobs online.

    MyJobMag
    MyJobMag is one of the platforms you can find legit data entry jobs, both part-time and full-time. All you need to do is to visit the site sign up and then apply for jobs online. You can even set your notification to receive fresh job updates when they are available. 

    Visit MyJobMag to see data entry roles you can apply for. 

    LinkedIn
    One of the most professional platforms for carer people, LinkedIn is another great place to find data entry jobs of all kinds. Be it the basic or premium package, you can find legitimate data entry jobs you can apply for without stress or fear of being scammed. 
     

    Follow this link to find data entry roles on LinkedIn and apply.

    Upwork
    Upwork is a popular platform that you can utilize to find data entry roles. These roles can either be part-time or full-time, in and outside Nigeria. In as much as one has to be careful to avoid scammers on the platform, it does not negate the fact that a lot of data entry jobs can be found and applied for here. 

    Visit Upwork to find out available data entry jobs you can apply for.

    Fiverr
    Fiverr is a freelance platform that connects people to gigs and job opportunities. They could be monthly or could span beyond a one-month duration. Data entry jobs are some of the gigs available for freelancers on the platform

    Follow this link to Fiverr and find data entry gigs to pitch for.

    Freelancer
    Freelancer is another platform that has data entry gigs. Once you sign up on the platform, you can apply for any gig you find. You can also get notifications about new gigs available so you can apply for them. 

    Sign up on Freelancer with this link and start applying for data entry jobs. 

    Remote.Co 
    Remote.co is a platform that promotes different kinds of remote jobs, including data entry. There are different kinds of part-time and full-time roles available for those who are skilled or need data entry jobs. By signing up on the website, you can apply for any role you believe you are fit for. 

    Discover data entry jobs on Remote.co with this link and apply. 

    Weworkremotely.com 
    Weworkremotely.com is a platform dedicated to advertising full-time remote jobs for individuals. Data entry roles are one of the jobs available on the platform. With signing up, you can simply apply for any data entry role.  

    Visit weworkremotely.com and sign up to start applying for data entry roles.  

    SmartRecruiters
    Smartrecruiters is an online recruitment platform that sources roles for different organizations that need them. One such role they source is data entry roles, and these roles are open to candidates worldwide. You can simply sign up on the site and get hired for your professional data entry skills. 

    Visit smartrecruiters to see data entry roles you can apply for. 

    Quicktate
    Quicktate is a platform available for data entry transcribers to find jobs and work from anywhere in the world. By signing up, you get to find customers who need data entry transcribers to transcribe for them. This website is dedicated solely to transcribing and will mostly be beneficial to data entry candidates who are interested in transcribing from audio to text. 

    Sign up on Quicktate with this link and start earning as a data entry transcriber. 

    GoTranscript
    This is another platform that is dedicated to transcribing jobs all over the world. They are constantly hiring skilled transcribers from all over the world to join their team of experts. Any data entry transcriber can easily find a job on the site. 

    Visit Gotranscript and sign up to start getting data entry jobs on the platform. 

    Amazon Mechanical Turk
    This is a platform that provides data entry roles for candidates all over the world. With the right data entry skills, you can easily get a job on this site. All you need to do is sign up and you can begin getting jobs on the platform. 

    Visit Amazon Mechanical Turk to find data entry jobs on the site and apply. 

    Conclusion 
    Generally, data entry jobs do not require so much training and expertise. Once you have basic administrative and typing skills, you are already at an advantage to get data entry jobs. The good thing about it is that not only can it be fully remote, but it can also come as a part-time role in case you are a student. 

    These are the important things about data entry jobs you should know. Feel free to comment if you have any more questions and we’ll attend to them.

    All the best! 


    Staff Writer
    This article was written and edited by a staff writer.
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    21 Comment(s)Kwamina TeteKwamina TeteJun 04, 2023
    I want to do data entry jobs online. I'm in ghana whatsup 233247250569 Email tees3775@gmail.com

    ReplyKwamina TeteKwamina TeteJun 04, 2023
    I want data entry jobs

    ReplyRaees Khan RKRaees Khan RKJun 04, 2023
    I want data entry jobs

    ReplyRaees Khan RKRaees Khan RKJun 04, 2023
    I want to do data entry jobs online. I'm in Multan WhatsApp 03144214980 Email raeeskhansanghi125@gmail.com

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    I am determined to serve clients with a high quality of expertise and professionalism. I keep me hectic through learning new items. Creating skills can be my interest. So I'm ready to work in a new direction always. ✅ I am ready to provide you the best quality service in this categories. * Fillable PDF forms and designs * Data penetration * Complex Excel formulas. * Pivot tables with charts. * Convert PDF/Image to Word/Excel. * Perform Google Sheets data entry and create professional dashboards. * Administrative support. * Virtual Assistant. * Fast typing from any type of document. * Import data from any website, into Microsoft Word or Excel *Translate product information from English to Russian or different countries' languages. *Translate from any country language to your own language. ✅ VALUES : * Accuracy & Quality, Commitment, Trust, Time bound services, Reasonable pricing and Real time support. * Unlimited Revision * 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

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  • Caleb Ozia
    Caleb Ozia Jul 18, 2023

    I need a data entry paying job. 

    Number:+2347067873099

    Email:caleb.ozia@gmail.com

  • Blessing Bright
    Blessing Bright Aug 09, 2023

    I need a data entry remote job.

    My email is edidiongblecyn@gmail.com

    +2348063900839 

  • Toby Christian
    Toby Christian Sep 19, 2023

    Please I need the job 

    and I believe I can make a good difference 

  • Ibrahim Abdulrahman
    Ibrahim Abdulrahman Sep 28, 2023

    I need data entry job please my email is ibrahimlayi@gmail.com and contact number is 2347066183851

  • Kholawole Ridwan
    Kholawole Ridwan Feb 20, 2024

    I have interest in the data entry job...This is my email: Kholawoleridwan@gmail.com and Whatsapp number: 09034818558

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