Salary for Computer Operators

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Computer Operators manage the operation of a computer hardware system, an essential function in today's technological filled world. They work with various types of computers, including network computers and mainframes, maintaining the computer hard drive while resolving any problems that affect the computer's hard drive. The actual duties that are performed vary according to the system that is being used. It is necessary that a high school diploma of a GED be obtained to work in the field but there is also a great deal of training that must be taken.

A Computer Operator can earn average salaries in a range of $45,760 and $152,730 depending on education and tenure levels. get salaries of ninety-six thousand seven hundred and fourty dollars per annum.

are compensated highest in District of Columbia, where they can get compensation, on average, of close to about $122,460. People in this category of job are paid at the highest average level in Public Administration, where they receive average wages of $103,610.

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Computer Operators tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Finance and Insurance
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Transportation and Warehousing
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade
Educational Services
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