Entry-Level Computer Operator Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Computer Operator is $14.86 per hour.

$24,938 - $241,397
$25K
$57K
$240K
MEDIAN: $57,352
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50%
90%

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$10.36 - $22.09
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.87
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$24,938 - $241,397  
   
Bonus
$587 - $60,402  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$23,631 - $145,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $22.09  
   
Overtime
$7.97 - $33.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$587 - $60,402  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$23,631 - $145,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172

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Key Stats for Computer Operator

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Computer Operator Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
▲5%

UNIX
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼5%

Network Support
▼7%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼9%

Mainframe
▼10%

AS/400
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 25%
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