Useful information when hiring Data Entry services

Spiraling data volume is a very common problem in any growing company. This results in delays and potentially, customer attrition That’s when data-entry firms come into play, they specialize in this area and offer data entry services for interview transcripts, survey results, survey results, customer data, financial records, accounting data. Such services can apply to an array of industries from food and nutrition to real estate.

Services and Specialisation

  • Data entry
  • Data Processing
  • Data Conversion
  • Data Analytics
  • Indexing
  • Optical Character Recognition

What makes a good data entry company?

  1. Offers multiple solutions to your data entry needs
  2. Has a good track record for work done within timespan given
  3. Has strong policies in place to protect your data
  4. Is transparent with what they do with data

Main price factors

  1. Document intake – If extra steps are required to prepare the data for processing, costs will increase
  2. Document scanning – quality, paper type, batch integrity, uniformity, anything that affects the ease of scanning will increase prices
  3. Complexity of data


Rates start from $5 to $6 an hour for basic data entry which will increase with complexity and other services required

Some entry jobs that require full time work have prices that start from $800 to $1100 a month

Tips, tricks and challenges

  1. Make sure there’s a PDPA disclosure in the contract so they do not misuse your data
  2. Always remember to work with a timeline and see if the firm is able to deliver