Computer Operator I Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Computer Operator I, Entry Level Computer Operator

What is the average annual salary for Computer Operator I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Computer Operator I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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 $38,514 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Computer Operator I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $38,514.

Source: HR Reported data as of November 2014

Median $38,514
  • 10%$29,221
  • 25%$33,650
  • 75%$44,372
  • 90%$49,706

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Job Description for Computer Operator I

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 Computer Operator I job description

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Categories:  IT -- All, Entry Level, IT -- Computers, Hardware

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