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Computer Operator Salary

$47,861 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$794

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Computer Operator is $47,861 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Computer Operator is between $35,349 and $58,283. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Computer Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Observes the operation of computer hardware systems, which include, but are not limited to, mainframes, minicomputers, and networks of personal computers, ensuring usage as efficiently as possible.
  • Foresees problems and takes preventative action that may occur during operations.
  • Operates computer hardware systems to process business, scientific, engineering, or other data, according to operating instructions.
  • Controls the console and sets controls required to run particular jobs.
Computer Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Computer Operators

Job family population: 34,700

Estimated population of Computer Operator jobs: 15,482

Rate of error: 2.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,485
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Computer Operator Job Listings for United States

Computer Operator
Dec 3
us
Shaklee Corporation
Skill in following directions in technical documents such as computer operating manuals, equipment manuals and job documentation. * Good understanding of networked printers. * Experience with ...
Computer Operator I with Security Clearance
Nov 27
Silver Spring, United States
Chenega Corporation
Computer Operator I SCA WD Labor Category: 14041- Computer Operator I Clearance: Background Location: Silver Spring, MD FDA Reports To: Program Manager FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, SCA ...
Computer Operator
Nov 25
Baltimore, MD, USA
Beacon Staffing Alternatives, Inc.
Job Description The Computer Operator's position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of real-time transaction based wagering systems. An Operator will operate all computer systems in ...
19-0773: Computer Technician
Dec 2
Savannah, GA, USA
World Wide TechServices
... and operating systems • Must have daily access to an internet capable computer and printer Company Description Worldwide TechServices is a global leader in delivering technology services and ...
Electronics Computer Technician
Nov 22
Rancho Cordova, CA, USA
Cornerstone Staffing Solutions
The Electronics Computer Technician will be working closely with security cameras. The technician ... use hand operated tools and light power operated tools in the assembly and disassembly of ...

The average pay for a Computer Operator is $47,861 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Computer Operator is between $35,349 and $58,283. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Computer Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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