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Cryptographic Machine Operator Salary

$57,648 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,095

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cryptographic Machine Operator is $57,648 a year and $28 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cryptographic Machine Operator is between $41,932 and $70,728. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates cryptographic equipment to code, transmit, and decode secret messages for units of armed forces, law enforcement agencies, or business organizations: selects required code according to instructions, using code book.
  • Inserts specified code card into machine station to program encoding machine.
  • Types plain text data on keyboard of automatic machine which encrypts and transmits message, or on semiautomatic machine which converts plain text into taped code for transmission via teletype machine.
  • Feeds incoming tape into decoder device on semiautomatic machine and distributes decoded messages.
  • Resolves garbled or undecipherable messages, using cryptographic procedures and equipment or requests retransmission of message.
  • May operate teletype or teleprinter equipment to transmit messages.
  • May operate radio to send and receive data.
Cryptographic Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Data Entry Keyers

Job family population: 180,100

Estimated population of Cryptographic Machine Operator jobs: 16,342

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,830
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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