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1800 lines is easily achieved. I average 300-340 lines per hour. nm

Posted By: Mia on 2009-01-29


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I average 1800-2000 lines a day on BeyondTXT.
I average 300 lines an hour
but some days I do have to work over 8 hours to make it work because of things going on around the house, this will definitely disrupt things

Can anyone tell me what their average lines per hour are on speech recognition, such as escription or extext?

How many lines per hour do you average?

150-170 lines per hour is pretty average.
Imagine that times 40%.  150 x 40% increase using an Expander is another 60 lines paid per hour.  At $.07 per line, it's the difference between $10.50 an hour at 150 lines or $14.70 an hour at 210 lines.  Work smarter, not harder.
Been here 4 months and average 250 lines per hour, sometimes 300.nm
oh dear I average 350 lines an hour straight
typing! If that's the average for VR, then that's terrible!! I cannot express how insane that sounds to me!!!
10 lines per minute = 1500 lines for 150 minutes - average. nm
I average 1200-1400 lines per day with a national, and am only getting around 600-800 lines per day.
It's been this way since the day before Thanksgiving. I've been doing this for almost 30 years now, and more often than from Thanksgiving until the new year is the slowest time of the year. I have some months where I am swamped with up to 2000 lines per day. I stash that little extra money, and take advantage of a handful of extremely slow days this time of the year to actually cook dinner, decorate for Christmas, or do Christmas shopping. I actually anticipate this slow time every year and have grown to enjoy the breathing time. Any time I have attempted to pick up extra work with another company to supplement these slow times, the minute I get adjusted to the new accounts, etc. I have no time to finish all of my work because my full time job with national gets slammed again. Hang in there if you can, and hopefully your work will pick up significantly around New Years.
Yes it is possible to double your lines. I cant type 460 lines an hour but I can get those with VR
1800 lines a day is not much when making

That is exactly why I left Transcend.  They try to make it look like people can make double what they did straight typing, but it's a crock.  Lots of new people were hired at 10 cpl, but you don't earn 10 cpl for editing on BeyondTxt.  Calculate what your earnings would be with the rate reduction at 2000 lines per day, which when I left was 55% of normal line rate with no incentive, and calculate what your earnings would be at 1700+ lines a day at 0.085 cpl, but don't forget the incentive rate, which at 1701 lines would have been 0.0075 cpl.  Which way is actually making more money?

I've heard that the current rate for editing is 60%, maybe it's gone up.  I don't know, but even at 70% a person making 1700 lpd straight typing would have to produce 2210 lpd editing just to break even, and it still wouldn't even be breaking even because the person is still losing the incentive bonus.  Transcend's pay restructure benefits Transcend because they no longer have to pay as many people the higher wages they did with straight typing.  It still amazes me that so many can't see that.  Even if the BT program was the best thing since sliced bread, which it is NOT because there are so many problems with it, there is no way to make more money with editing unless the person is a low to mediocre producer.  If you normally produce anything more than 1200+ lpd, Transcend really isn't the company to make money with because there are so many other companies out there that pay much higher.  It all depends on what you're looking for.

What are they asking for, 1500/1800 lines a day, or more? nm
1800 lines so far and have 3 more hours to go in my shift.
I know you need to type 1800 lines a day in order to get 11 cpl.
I can cut it, I do over 1800 lines in 7 hrs. I think I am the great employee. nm
From a 5/06 post, 8 cpl up to 1800 lines a day!!! Then you'll get 8.5. Not for this turtle
Make sure you ask what the required lines per day is. Could be 1200-1800 or higher. nm
Who here is required to type 1800 lines on a daily basis for FT work?
think, people! If she does 250 lines/hour, same docs daily, will make $15/hour
Average lines
Did they happen to mention the average lines the other MTs were getting?
Medware - how many lines average?

Can anyone who works for Medware tell me what your average line counts are?  Can you get good line counts with them?



What did your hourly lines average? sm
When you say you couldn't get your count up...how low was it, approximately? Must not have been worthwhile, huh?
Average of 1200 lines per day.
I've easily done 600, but it depends on the way a company counts lines and it depends on the
dictators. Obviously, if you have a good share of ESL, there is no way you could ever do 600 or 700. On really difficult ones, I usually run around 400 lines an hour and I have been working on this platform for 3 years.
185 lines? The company I'm working for wants 250......what is the average???? Anyone???
How many lines do you average daily on eScription?
Doesn't matter where you work, how many lines do you average daily on eScription?
I usually average anywhere between 2500-3000 lines per shift
at KS.
Well if I could do 500 lines per hour, I would be making 35.00 an hour. sm
nothing to sneeze at. More than fair for having a 2-year degree. Come on people, we are all acting like we expect 6-digit incomes! Whatev!
How many lines do you do an hour?
I type 350-400 and edit about 325-375.  What about you??
300 Lines An Hour
Very doubtful...What on earth account are you doing...There are several of us above and beyond experienced and familiar with DQS and no way can you produce that on a daily basis..Sorry Charley...Must be incognito staff..Rha Rha Rha
Wow ... 400+ lines per hour ... my hat's off to you :-) sm

If I sit and totally focus and make my fingers fly as fast as they can, I can do 400 lines in an hour ....... but just for that ONE hour.  After that, it's a law of diminishing returns.   I tried it one day ... 410 the first hour, 375 the next, then 310 ... and then it was nap time!  (smile)

I have thought about getting into QA at least part-time.  I have to do lots of stretching exercises and load up on Advil, or my tendinitis flares and then I can't do much of anything.

Thanks for validating what I said.  I wasn't trying to brag or anything -- maybe I came off wrong.    Maybe I should tell Dorothy I need a bonus for defending the company (smile).

Merry Christmas to you and yours.

I do 300 to 450 lines/hour (sm)
on a very slow platform.  Are you making full use of Instant Text and normals?  Feel free to email me, as depending on your experience, I may be able to suggest a service or two.  Sorry, mine isn't hiring. 
I mean lines per hour not per day
Lines per hour-sm

Hi Ladies (& guys),

I could really use your help.  For full time status (employee or IC, doesn't really matter) what is your minimum line quota?  Just a short reply is all I need.  My manager is looking for averages to give to her director.  We're getting high numbers from an outside consulting firm (170-200 lph minimum for full time, 8 hour per day, 40 hour per week staff.) 

Anonymous is okay, but known company info would be cool if you know what they require, regardless if you work for them or not.  We're just looking for basic rates, i.e., how much do you have to type to keep your full-time status. 

Thanks so much!

892 lines per hour is ANOTHER LIE .... sm
Your first lie was that you typed 130 words per minute. Nobody typing that fast would put up with VR.

Read all the posts. 50,000 Frenchman can't be wrong.
How many cpl/about how many lines per hour?
It's the 4 cpl and below for VR that I find it hard to believe anybody makes comparable pay to straight doing.

Doing a quick guesstimate, you would have to be doing close to 550 lph at 4 cpl to make what you did in the period of time you did today. Are you really doing that many lph, or (hopefully) just being paid more than 4 cpl?
So you edit more than 400 lines an hour?

I havent seen anyone else be able to do that on the new platform.  What is your secret because I have tried and could only do 425 maximum on the best day with the best dictators on.  Way too much work for that kind of money.

Yup, that is about right - sometimes 700-800 lines per hour, it all depends. nm
How many lines per hour should a seasoned MT
I know it depends on work types and such but I just need a generalized idea. This is my first time being paid by line. The job offers a good mix of exams. TIA
Does your QA staff do 500 lines plus an hour? Ask your
attorney what the law is to paying less than minimum wage. Just curious as to what he has to say
312 lines per hour, not 3100, and you can
If you type 200 lines that is only $4.00 an hour?
Not even minimum wage. Tell them to go on to India if that is all they are paying.

impossible? its 127 lines/hour.
Something is wrong here: This would mean 28 lines per hour,
or is it

1100 per day?
you said 446 for half an hour of VR LINES SO... DUH....SM
I just did x2. I don't care if you typed after that, it still would be doubled for an hour. this is REALLY idiotic all right and I'm not wasting any more time on you. You already lost credibility by saying you type 130 wpm and would rather VR. Simply a lie miss L.
you type 250 to 350 lines per hour?
you type that fast?
Does OSi really require the 185 lines per hour that they ask for on their website? nm
Yeah, but 100 lines/hour isn't even transcribing, more
If you have a decent line count, say 250 lines/hour, and worked that same UNbelievable 12 hours a day at 9 cpl you'd be making $1350 a week. Plenty to live on.

That I get more lines per hour on Scribe than I did with DocQscribe...
Most companies go by the number of lines per hour,
adjusted for full-listens, etc. To try to go by the number of reports is idiotic. There are too many variables for that.
even if you are only doing 1400 lines a day at 8 cents a line that is still $15 an hour...

How many jobs are you going to get outside of the home making $15 an hour, especially in this economy and most parts of the country?  That is only 175 lines an hour and most nationals expect at least 150 an hour, so that is not that much of a push.  If you do 200 lines an hour, or 1600 lines a day, look at the raise and that is $16 an hour.  This is also only making 8 cents a line, which by the time you are making over 1300 lines a day you probably are getting some sort of incentive, at least a lot of companies you do, and that would push this number up even more.

I used to be a graphic designer for many years and to this day pay for a good designer is only $12 to $14 an hour and you have to commute to the job, so how is it not realistic to make this type of money.  I do not see where your logic is and if you are making so bad then maybe it is time to re-look at your profession and find something that is more a fit to you and make the money you deserve.  I just do not see how making a minimum of $14 an hour is so unrealistic.  Geez.