43+ WAH Typing Jobs that Pay $10 to $75 Per Hour

43+ WAH Typing Jobs that Pay $10 to $75 Per Hour

Are you a fast and accurate typist? If so, there are jobs that can use your skills. Here are a few typing job-types plus information on what’s required and how to get hired.

What Kind of Typing Jobs are There?

There are a number of job types that seek typists. Here are a few:

  • Transcription
  • Data Entry
  • Captioning
  • Court Reporting (Scopist)
  • Virtual Support
  • Translation

Skills Required for Typing Jobs

Not all typing jobs require experience, but most require that you type fast and accurately. Some have a set minimum typing speed, and many will ask you take a typing test. If you’re not sure how fast and accurate you are, you can take a free typing test online. You can Google “free typing test” or try a site like TypingTest.com.

Pay for Typing Jobs

Many factors go into how much typists get paid. In general, the pay is usually around $10 to $15 per hour, however, that goes up with experience and quality. It is possible to earn as much as $75 per hour if you’re really fast (i.e. 180 to 220 wpm). Further, some types of typing jobs require additional skills, such as medical transcription or translation, that often leads to higher pay.

Equipment Needed for Typing Jobs

Needed equipment may vary slightly depending on the job and the company. Some of the common tools required include:

  • Computer with high speed Internet
  • Real-time Captioning soft-ware
  • Audio Playback
  • Digital Foot Pedal
  • Email
  • Word processing software

Where to Find Typing Jobs

Below find a list of companies that hire people to type at home.

Captioning Jobs


ASC Services

Caption Colorado

Caption Max

Caption Media Group – Search for these jobs on Indeed.com


Talking Type Captions

U.S. Captioning Company


Data Entry Jobs

Axion Data Services

Birch Creek Communications

Capital Typing

Cass Information Systems


DionData Solutions

Gorge Warehouse


Mechanical Turk (Crowdsourced micorwork. Check out other microwork sites for data entry work.)



Working Solutions

Transcription Jobs

3 Play Media

American High Tech Transcription

Cambridge Transcription

eTranscription Solutions

Fantastic Transcripts

Focus Forward

Mass Transcription




Translation Jobs

ABC Translation Services



Accurapid Translation

American High Tech Transcription and Reproting



Global Link

Language Line

Language Translation


Responsive Translation


Other jobs that require typing skills.

The jobs listed above are more about administrative or business support. However, there are other jobs that need fast and accurate typing including:

Online Chat Agents

Community Moderators

Medical Transcription – Check out sites like: Altegra Health, iMedX, M*Modal, MTJobs.com, and Precyse

Virtual Assistant

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About LTruex
Leslie Truex is an ideaphoric writer, speaker, entrepreneur, social worker and mom trying to do it all from the comfort of her home. Since 1998, she's been helping others create careers they love by providing work-at-home information and resources through Work-At-Home Success.

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