Transcriptionists listen to recorded materials and type them into written form. Typical activities include receiving dictation from professionals, making necessary corrections, delivering accurate documents in a timely manner, retrieving the dictation, managing self-promotion, and securing new projects.
Common skills include excellent listening abilities, grammar knowledge, attention to details, fast typing, deadline orientation, and customer service.
Estimated U.S. wage range:
$20 - $60 an hour
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