Will “Word Processor Technician” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
81% Chance of Automation
“Word Processor Technician” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #442 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
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.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 43-9022.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 39,970.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 19.00
- Currently, there are 67,230 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Word Processors and Typists”.
Also Known As…
- Word Processors and Typists
- Word Processor
- Project Assistant
- Program Assistant
- Office Manager
- Customer Service Representative
- Clerk Typist
- Administrative Assistant
- Word Processor Operator
- Word Processing Specialist
- Word Processing Machine Operator
- Typing and Filing Office Worker
- Transcription Typist
- Transcribing Machine Operator
- Telegraphic Typewriter Operator
- Stencil Typist
- Statistical Typist
- Script Worker
- Script Girl
- Processing Specialist
- Policy Writer, Typing
- Order Processing Specialist
- Office Technician
- Medical Typist
- Legal Transcriptionist
- Electromatic Typist
- Ediphone Operator
- Document Processor
- Dictaphone Typist
- Data Transcriber
- Continuity Clerk
- Cable Operator
- Bordereau Clerk
- Alarm Signaler
Tasks for “Word Processor Technician”
- Reformat documents, moving paragraphs or columns.
- Compute and verify totals on report forms, requisitions, or bills, using adding machine or calculator.
- 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.
- Work with technical material, preparing statistical reports, planning and typing statistical tables, and combining and rearranging material from different sources.
- Operate and resupply printers and computers, changing print wheels or fluid cartridges, adding paper, and loading blank tapes, cards, or disks into equipment.
- Electronically sort and compile text and numerical data, retrieving, updating, and merging documents as required.
- Keep records of work performed.
- Print and make copies of work.
- Use data entry devices, such as optical scanners, to input data into computers for revision or editing.
- Adjust settings for format, page layout, line spacing, and other style requirements.
- Perform other clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands or sending faxes.
- Collate pages of reports and other documents prepared.
- Check completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format.
- Transmit work electronically to other locations.
- Search for specific sets of stored, typed characters to make changes.
- Address envelopes or prepare envelope labels, using typewriter or computer.
- Transcribe stenotyped notes of court proceedings.
- Gather, register, and arrange the material to be typed, following instructions.
Related Technology & Tools
- Copy machines
- Postage meters
- Paper shredders
- Desktop calculators
- Postage marking machines
- Electric typewriters
- Laser facsimile machines
- Personal computers
- Corel WordPerfect Office Suite
- Microsoft Word
- Swiftpage Act!
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Excel
- SRSsoft SRS EHR
- Microsoft Outlook
- FileMaker Pro
- Microsoft Visio
- Oracle Siebel CRM
- Intuit QuickBooks
- Microsoft SharePoint
- Blackbaud CRM
- Microsoft Access
- Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- IBM Notes
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Oracle PeopleSoft