16 Websites for work from home typing, data-entry and transcribing

The 16 best websites to find work from home typing, data-entry and transcribing jobs

Transcribers, data-entry officers and typists are hired to transcribe audio into text. Below, we introduce you to the 16 best outsourcing websites for work from home typing, data-entry and transcribing jobs. 

Transcribers are worldwide needed by companies, such as marketing agencies, academic bodies, universities and law firms for example.

A transcriber is paid to listen to an audio file, or video, and type the content out into written documents. These text documents are then returned to the client to serve as a written record of what was said. 

To transcribe what you hear into a correct, mistake-free online document, one needs skills such as good English and fast, accurate wpm typing, patience, and attention to detail. 

Additionally, you will need: 

Great internet connection; 


Headphones (advised, but optional). 

According to The Wary Worker, and a recent consensus, a beginner transcriber will earn between $3.00 to $11.00 an hour and an experienced transcriber can make up to double that. 

For only 10 hours per week, a beginner can earn $500 in a month; By doubling the hours, you can double the income.

Finding a remote job or working from home positions can be life changing.  

12 Websites where work from home typists and transcribers can sign up for work from home jobs: 

TOP TRANSCRIPTIONS The South African company, Top Transcriptions, is a high ranking transcription services provider, servicing Gauteng, Western Cape, KZN, Mpumalanga, Free State, Eastern Cape and more. 

Top Transcriptions jobs include meetings and conferences, market research, interviews and disciplinary hearings, academic and medical, CCMA, focus groups and legal cases. 

TRANSCRIBE ME TranscribeMe prides themselves on being one of the highest paying companies in the industry. 

Services include transcription, translation and other data needs in AI/ML and tech, legal and medical, educational, consulting, or market research fields. 

TEMI With improved speech recognition, Temi is a user-friendly service that has TLS 1.2 Data Encryption and Secure Servers to protect your data and raise the value you gain from digital files. 

GO TRANSCRIPT Go Transcript offers its return customers a customer loyalty discount, rush order options, 100% happy guarantee and to deliver the highest quality of work, despite industry, accent, or language. 

As reviewed by The New York Times, “The human transcribers at GoTranscript returned nearly 100% accurate transcriptions in a couple of days and didn’t balk at recordings featuring heavy accents.” 

GMR TRANSCRIPTION Transcribers get ongoing support and feedback from this company, resulting in a low staff turnover rate. 

TRINT Trint is a speech-to-text platform that actually uses A.I. for its automatic transcribing of audio and video. 

They are however hiring for other positions and candidates seeking employment at Trint are “considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, pregnancy status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds creates a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users” as stated on the Trint website.  

SCRIBIE Scribie, with its fully-remote team, hires candidates from all over the world and is an independent, profitable organisation. 

Most of their work is done on Gitlab, with Slack as the main communication channel. 

They are always looking for creative, talented self-starters to join the team. 

SONIX Working for this company means you will be transcribing and translating, while supported by this award-winning team. 

VANAN ONLINE SERVICES With an ever-growing list of loyal and dedicated customers, this established company leads with innovation, technology, and competitive quotes. 

TRANSCRIPTION CITY Transcription City, is looking for transcriptionists in all languages, but only those with the right skills will be considered for the job. 

They are looking for Transcriptionists that have: 

  • Minimum of five years experience;
  • Qualifications and a minimum of 2 references; 
  • A 60wpm typing speed;. 
  • Proofreading excellence ; 
  • Able to produce accurate transcripts in the correct format; 

Full list of requirements are provided on the Transcription City website. 

FREELANCE via FIVERR Fiverr is a great platform for customer and service provider to meet.  

Signing up is free, and after the sign-up, you set up your “Gig”. This is basically an advertisement for the service that you are putting on offer to Fiverr’s global audience. 

You will get notified when you get an order and get paid upon order completion. 

FREELANCE via UPWORK On Upwork, another fantastic freelancing platform, you will: 

  • Create your free profile; 
  • Search for jobs; 
  • Submit a proposal; 
  • Get the contract; 
  • Get paid upon completion of the work 

4 Websites to find data-entry work: 

AccuTran Global AccuTran Global has, since 2002, provided transcription services and other such as real-time captioning, CART services, voice writing · transcription, messages, focus groups and more to its clients around the world.  

FlexJobs The Better Business Bureau gives this company has an A+ rating. 

FlexJobs’ helps people find flexible jobs by searching, finding and screening the best remote and work from home jobs. They provide information on each company to assist you in your decision whether you want to apply.  

Clickworker Clickworker brings jobs to individuals that can create or correct texts, participate in surveys or search and categorize data. 

Clickworker offers a free of charge sign-up. Working for them means your schedule is flexible, and you will work unsupervised as a freelancer. 

SmartCrowd The top ranking SmartCrowd, (used to be VirtualBee), offers data entry work for work from home individuals. 

The skills that are mostly required for data entry jobs include:

  • Typing skills that are fast and accurate; 
  • Computer skills; 
  • Word processing, database, and presentation software experience 
  • A computer that functions well; 
  • High-speed internet connection; 
  • A dedicated phone or cell phone. 

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