What does a Typing Test involve?
Some of us may not know how fast our typing speed is! Therefore, you may want to take a typing test or even a typing game to see how fast you can type.
When doing a typing test, you will have one minute to type out a set of words. After you complete the typing test, you will receive some statistics, which we have broken down:
What is a good typing test score?
After you have done your typing test, this is an indication of where you might be sitting:
35-40 WPM is how fast an average person can type.
60-75 WMP puts you above average.
90 WPM + you have a very fast typing speed, and may be a touch typist!
Did you know the fastest English language typist in the world can type 216 words per minute?
When it comes to working as a medical transcriptionist, accuracy is just as, if not, more important, than typing speed. Usually, the desired accuracy for medical transcriptionists is around 98%, and we provide you with a lot of practise transcriptions to complete in the course!
Recent research has found, the average male can type 44 words per minute, whereas, the average female can type 37 words per minute.