How much does a Computer Operator I make in the United States? The average Computer Operator I salary in the United States is $45,584 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $38,080 and $51,586. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Computer Operator I assists in operating and monitoring computer equipment. Performs routine tasks to maintain computer equipment and their peripherals by established procedures. Being a Computer Operator I 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 equivalent. Additionally, Computer Operator I typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Computer Operator I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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