Career Outlook for Computer Operators

Also known as:  Computer Peripheral Equipment Operator, Computing Machine Operator, Console Operator, Information Systems Operator
The overall job outlook for Computer Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 41.49 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 6.92 percent per year. Demand for Computer Operators is expected to go up, with an expected 7,080 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.07 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Computer Operators in the following states
California 9,710
New York 7,350
Texas 5,170
Illinois 3,640
Florida 3,520
Pennsylvania 3,440
New Jersey 3,250
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Computer Operators
South Dakota 70
Guam 80
Wyoming 80
Montana 130
Vermont 140
Idaho 220
New Hampshire 280