Console Operator Salary

A Console Operator earns an average wage of $14.36 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$48,834 - $127,743
$90K
MEDIAN: $90,500
50%

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$10.83 - $27.91
$11
$14
$28
MEDIAN: $14.36
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$90,500  
   
Bonus
$4,855  
Total Pay (?
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$24,474 - $115,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.83 - $27.91  
   
Overtime
$15.84 - $65.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,855  
   
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).
)
$24,474 - $115,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Console Operator

Generally speaking, a console operator has to be proficient in computer systems and in the information technology field. They may have to monitor and supervise major mainframes for telecommunication networks, thus they have a significant role in the workplace. A console operator needs to have patience, especially when something goes wrong in the system. This person needs to be able to think critically in order to solve technical issues as quickly and as cost-effectively as possible.

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Console Operator Tasks

  • Diagnoses and resolves system problems.
  • Oversee the computer mainframe and supporting system equipment.
  • Ensure the processes remain uninterrupted and the program jobs run as scheduled.

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Key Stats for Console Operator

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Console Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲96%

Experienced
▲86%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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