Computer Operator Salary in the United States

How much does a Computer Operator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Computer Operator in the United States is $16 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $12 and $18. Hourly rate 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Computer Operator?

A Computer Operator is a role in IT which oversees the running of computer systems, ensuring that the machines, and computers are running properly. The job of a Computer Operator as defined by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics is to "monitor and control ... and respond to ... enter commands ... set controls on computer and peripheral devices. This Excludes Data Entry."...

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