A Computer Operator, Mainframe earns an average wage of $18.14 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Computer Operator, Mainframe Total Pay (?
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$32,701 - $66,445
(Median)
33K
39K
55K
66K
MEDIAN: $43,691
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Computer Operator, Mainframe Total Pay (?
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$12.30 - $25.60
(Median)
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18
22
26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,701 - $66,445  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,503 - $63,281  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.30 - $25.60  
   
Overtime
$15.66 - $38.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$28,503 - $63,281  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
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Job Description for Computer Operator, Mainframe
  • Ensure the processes remain uninterrupted and the program jobs run as scheduled.
  • Oversee the computer mainframe and supporting system equipment.
  • Diagnoses and resolves system problems.
Pay by Experience Level for Computer Operator, Mainframe
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Computer Operator, Mainframe Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 21 votes.
Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
37%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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