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Operator Computer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,530 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Computer is $50,530 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Computer is between $37,320 and $61,532. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Operator Computer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Computer Operators

Job family population: 40,400

Estimated population of Operator Computer jobs: 18,025

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Operator Computer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Pre-Press Computer Operator
Apr 29
Shorewood, IL, USA
Graphic Promotions, Inc.
... of computer operating systems, hardware and software is imperative * knowledge of manufacturing production and processes * the ability to work well with others * the ability to use your initiative ...
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS OPERATOR (15W) * Enlisted * * Officer * Active Duty * * Army Reserve ... Using computer systems HELPFUL SKILLS * Interest in remote/radio control vehicles * Organize ...
Machine Operator
May 8
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
The Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator is responsible for the operation of a high speed slitting ... Computer Skills Must have working knowledge of the use of a PC and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel ...
Lathe Operator
May 1
Valparaiso, IN, USA
Elwood Staffing
Will use computer to scan in and out of jobs * Use of pallet jack, guarded ban saw and jigs * Read sales order * Read drawing * Make bulk heads for paint Requirements for Manual Lathe Operator: * 2 ...
PBX - Telephone Operator
Apr 8
Chicago, IL, USA
The PBX Telephone Operator must work well handling a high volume of calls. The PBX Telephone ... Proficient in basic computer skills * Customer service experience preferred
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