Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Computer Operator, Computer Operator I
How much does a Computer Operator I make? The median annual Computer Operator I salary is $42,401, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $35,530-$48,082, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Computer Operator I in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Computer Operator I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Computer Operator I in the United States is $42,401, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Computer Operator I in the United States are expected to make less than $42,401.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Computer Operator I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Computer Operator I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2017
Operates and monitors computer equipment. Performs routine tasks to maintain computer equipment and their peripherals. Loads peripheral equipment such as tapes and printer paper for operating runs. Observes peripheral equipment and error messages displayed on monitor of terminal to detect faulty output or machine stoppage. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent and 0-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. View full job description