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Cryptographic Machine Operator Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$63,498 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,206

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cryptographic Machine Operator is $63,498 a year and $31 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Cryptographic Machine Operator is between $46,187 and $77,905. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$73,611
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

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