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Data Processing Technicians

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

To apply for a job as a data processing technician, try to get some on-the-job experience as a data entry clerk in an office after school or in a job during the summer. High school courses in math and English are also helpful in qualifying for a position, as well as an associate's degree with courses in computer technology, clerical skills, and database management. Technicians should be detail oriented, feel comfortable with repetitive activities in front of a computer, and performing continuous quality control procedures.

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