These legitimate companies offer various types of data entry jobs. Some also offer office-based data entry work as well as data entry jobs from home. A few also have call center jobs. Most hire independent contractors for data entry. However, not all are necessarily hiring at this time.
Data entry jobs are frequently the bait in work at home scams, so check out all data entry opportunities carefully (and read this article on how to recognize a data entry scam) and do not pay for kits or software. To find out what (and how) data entry jobs pay, see this article on data entry salaries.
Online Data Entry Companies
The companies listed here have basic, entry-level data entry jobs. (To find out more about what these jobs entail, read more about online data entry jobs.) These are different from transcription jobs, another form of data entry, and medical coding. Most transcription jobs usually require a higher skill level than the typical data entry job and so the transcription jobs listed on this page are entry level while the transcription jobs in this link require more experience. Also click here for medical coding jobs; these jobs too require more education and experience than the data entry jobs listed here.
For even more options, see this list of work at home jobs at more than 200 companies.
Although this company offers a little bit higher-level transcription jobs than most others on this list, it does take beginners who score well on its tests. Pays per word. Hires in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.
Data entry jobs at this company pay independent contractors on a per-piece basis. Accepts applications when it has jobs available.
While the crowdsourcing division of the online retail company does not have traditional data entry jobs, it is worth mentioning because this online exchange for small tasks can be very similar to data entry work. More Micro Job Sites
Outsourcing company based in South Carolina provides virtual office services. In addition to its transcription and data entry jobs from home, it offers online customer support, translation and secretarial services.
Though this company mostly hires legal and general transcriptionists, it does sometimes have more basic data entry jobs available.
Hires typists with a minimum of 60 wpm and basic computer skills for data entry jobs from home. No fees.
Website that provides computer drivers and support info hires what it calls "database helpers" in the U.S. and Canada to populate and update databases of manufacturer and device drivers, so this takes some specialized computer knowledge.