According to Learn2Type, an average typing speed is 40 words per minute, or WPM. Anything higher than this score is considered to be better than average, but some employers require a minimum speed that could be higher. More »

For adults, 40 words per minute (wpm) is considered to be an average speed for typing. If you are applying for a clerical job, you sometimes see a minimum typing speed requirement for the position, so it is important to ... More »

The average person types at a speed of 40 words per minute. Professional typists average around 75 words per minute, and extremely skilled typists can reach up to 120. More »

The average typing speed measured in WPM, or words per minute, is 41 WPM, with boys showing better average results at 44 WPM and girls averaging 37 WPM. The website RankMyTyping states that the average typing speed is 43... More »

A typing speed of 40 words per minute is considered average in 2014 according to Learn 2 Type, while Wikipedia says that the average was 33 words per minute in 1998. These averages are based on typical computer users, as... More »

The average typing speed of a person is 40 words per minute (WPM), although many people can type at speeds far greater. Typing speed is typically measured using online tests, and is almost always measured in how many wor... More » Education Standardized Tests

Typing tests for employment assess an applicant's typing speed in gross words per minute as well as net words per minute. Typing accuracy is determined by tallying the number of mistakes made during the test. More »