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Free Typing Test
Find your WPM.
Are you faster than a Ferrari on the freeway? Slower than a sloth on Sunday? Somewhere in between? Our fancy, free, online typing test has the answer. Just follow the prompt and type as many words as you can in 60 seconds—the test will automatically submit after one minute.
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Supersonic Typists Are So Hot Right Now
If your fingers fly across the keyboard with speed, grace, and accuracy, you’re in high demand. Seriously. Companies all over the country are looking to hire educated professionals with magic digits, particularly in the healthcare industry.
What is a good words per minute score?
- >Average typists generally hit around 40 WPM.
- >Professional typists average 65–75 WPM at 97% accuracy (three errors every 100 words).
- >Administrative assistants, medical transcriptionists, and data entry specialists all have exceptional typing skills and probably hit somewhere between 65 and 80 (sometimes 90) WPM.
- >If you’re looking to work as a 911 dispatcher (or something where lives depend on your speed and accuracy), you’ll want to type at least 120 WPM.
- >As technology progresses, the need for tech-savvy (and fast) typists will continue to grow.
How do you pass a typing test?
- >Before you find yourself competing for a job that requires uncanny typing ability, practice. Practice a lot. Our online typing test if fast and totally free. And you can use it over and over and over.
- >Don’t slouch. When it comes to speed and accuracy, your posture matters. Sit up straight, plant your feet, and set your screen at eye-level.
- >Study the proper technique. Rest your index fingers on the F and J keys—this should prevent strain, limit errors, and ensure your other fingers hit the right keys.
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