How much does a Computer Operator I make in the United States? The average Computer Operator I salary in the United States is $48,017 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $40,093 and $54,327. 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 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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