Career Outlook for Word Processors and Typists

Also known as:  Clerk Typist, Dictaphone Typist, Legal Transcriptionist, Statistical Typist, Transcription Typist, Typist, Word Processor
The overall job outlook for Word Processor or Typist careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 39.77 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 6.63 percent per year. Demand for Word Processors and Typists is expected to go up, with an expected 32,450 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.00 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Word Processors and Typists in the following states
California 19,770
New York 19,430
Pennsylvania 9,390
New Jersey 9,210
Puerto Rico 7,160
Florida 4,280
Maryland 3,120
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Word Processors and Typists
Vermont 70
New Hampshire 100
Alaska 130
Idaho 150
North Dakota 190
Maine 190
Montana 210