Data Capturing Jobs: Employment opportunities for entry level job seekers

Looking for an entry-level job? Data capturing positions are a great way to make money. Whether you are recent matriculant or a student, data capturing is a suitable job. When it comes to data capturing jobs there are positions available across a variety of sectors.


If you are looking for data capture jobs it is a good idea to know what will be expected of you if you are hired. By learning more about the duties associated with this position you can determine whether you are suited to the job. Having an in-depth understanding of data capturing is important when you are applying for positions.

A data capturer is responsible for entering information onto a computer system. Data capturers are employed in a range of sectors. This position does not require extensive experience. It is suitable for matriculants, students and entry-level job seekers. Data capturers, who are employed in a more challenging position, are required to enter technical information onto a computer. This may include tables or graphs. Simple positions entail working with lists and customer information. This position may involve administrative duties such as filing.


Data capturers can find full or part time positions. If you are a student, you can choose a part-time-position which fits in with your lecture schedule. The flexibility of part time positions will give you time to pursue your other interests.


Now that you know more about what a data capturer does, you can evaluate whether you have the right skills for the job. Excellent spelling and typing skills are required for this position. Data capturers must be capable of operating scanners, computers and electronic files. This position requires organization and attention-to-detail. Data capturers must be self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines.


With minimal requirements, it is easy to become a data capturer.

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22 Responses

  1. lerato says:

    Pls respond to my email I’m interested in the data capturing job

  2. Yonela says:

    I am currently a data capture under under Aurum Institute at Department of Health with experience of 18 months but under contract which will end 31 March 2015. I am registered under job mail

  3. michael says:

    I’m interested in a data capture job and I have worked for three months doing data capture.

  4. dakalo says:

    I m looking forward for the position of data capture or any related position

  5. Nomvula says:

    Learning more about data capturing because still busy studying information technology

  6. Nomvula says:

    What job will I be doing when um done with this course higher certificate without a diploma is it a must to finish a diploma before getting a rightfully job

    • Henno Kruger says:

      Hi Nomvula – You’ll have to confirm with this employer. If you ask me it might be better to complete your diploma cause it might open up doors for you, more than a higher certificate will.

  7. Lerato says:

    I’m interested in the data capture position

  8. GONTSE says:

    Hy i have done data capture as a short course n registered my CV on job mail but am struggling to get a job as a data capture.

  9. cecilia says:

    am interested in the data capturing job

  10. dina says:

    I am looking for a job I am willing to learn and excel.

  11. PETER says:

    We don’t find any jobs we apply or even a call to show that the post are real

    • Henno Kruger says:

      Hi Peter – You should be following up with recruiters once you have applied. Some of them receive up to 700 applications for a single position, so they might not notice your application right away. You need to be pro-active.

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