What is a good typing speed?
There is no single answer to this question, but good typing speed is above this average typing speed of 41 WPM.
For example, a good speed for office workers is 45 WPM and above. This can be more than 60 WPM for secretaries.
Typing speed standards vary for children and adults:
- elementary school — 8-15 WPM;
- middle — 15-25 WPM;
- high — 20-35 WPM;
- college/adult — more than 30 WPM.