How Fast Can You Type?

The average typing speed is 50-60 words per minute. At that speed you could type this article in 5 Minutes. I type about 26 words per minute. The ability to type fast is helpful in a few jobs. Secretaries and people that work with computers in an office are required to type 50-60 words per minute. If you want to find out how fast you type try going to this site. If you did not meet your goal in the test you may want to try improving your speed in Mavis Beacon. Mavis Beacon is a typing program that helps you position your hands correctly on the keyboard and type more efficiently without looking. I used to have to focus on not staring at the keyboard when I typed but this program has helped tremendously. Good luck and happy typing!