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 »

10 Fast Fingers and TypingTest offer timed WPM typing tests for free. The test by 10 Fast Fingers is available in 46 languages, including some that do not use Latin characters. TypingTest is available in eight languages ... More » Business & Finance Business Resources

The average typing speed varies slightly between men and women, with counts for men coming in at 44 WPM and women coming in at 37 WPM . Professional typists have higher typing speeds, averaging between 50 and 80 WPM. More » Technology Computers & Hardware Keyboard

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 »

For a casual typist, the average typing speed is 41 words per minute (WPM) with 92 percent accuracy, according to eLearning Industry. The average is between 50 and 80 WPM for individuals who write for a living. More »

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 »