- What is best typing speed per minute?

 An average professional typist types usually in speeds of 50 to 80 wpm, while some positions can require 80 to 95 (usually the minimum required for dispatch positions and other time-sensitive typing jobs), and some advanced typists work at speeds above 120 wpm.

- What is the minimum typing speed required for data entry?

45 words per minute

 Data entry positions usually require at least 45 words per minute. Positions such as transcriptionists, legal secretaries, and typists often require anywhere from 60 to 90 words per minutes on average. Typing speed is important, but so is precision – typing faster is useless if accuracy is sacrificed.

 - How many wpm do you need to pass a typing test?

 What is the passing score for typing test? These are average WPM scores of different professions: Clerical and administrative jobs: 35-40 WPM. Federal civil service jobs: 40 WPM.

 - Is typing a skill or aptitude?

 A Typing speed and accuracy used to be one of the top skills listed on resumes of secretaries, administrative assistants and data entry professionals. In today's advanced technology-aided workplace, a resume description of typing skills must be augmented with ancillary abilities to demonstrate overall competency.