4132-Data Entry Clerks

Job Title: 

Data Entry Clerks

Job Description: 

Data entry clerks enter coded, statistical, financial and other numerical data into electronic equipment, computerised databases, spreadsheets or other data repositories using a keyboard, mouse, or optical scanner, speech recognition software or other data entry tools. They enter data into mechanical and electronic devices to perform mathematical calculations.


Tasks include:

  • receiving and registering invoices, forms, records and other documents for data capture
  • entering numerical data, codes and text from source material into computer-compatible storage and processing devices
  • verifying accuracy and completeness of data and correcting entered data, if needed
  • operating bookkeeping and calculating machines
  • importing and exporting data between different database systems and software
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Data entry operator

Specific Occupations: 

Data entry clerk

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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore