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Computer Operator III in Washington, DC

How much does a Computer Operator III earn in Washington, DC? The average Computer Operator III salary in Washington, DC is $69,626 as of February 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $59,481 and $78,154. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Washington, DC

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Operates and monitors computer equipment. Performs routine tasks to maintain computer equipment and their peripherals. Observes peripheral equipment and error messages displayed on monitor of terminal

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  1. Down a level:

    Computer Operator II

    1 - 3 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Computer Operator III

    2 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Computer Operations Shift Supervisor

    Associate's Degree

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