The average pay for a Computer Operator is C$40,796 per year. A skill in UNIX is associated with high pay for this job.

C$34,897 - C$59,187
C$35K
C$43K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$43,335
10%
50%
90%
C$13.87 - C$26.79
C$14
C$18
C$27
MEDIAN: C$18.37
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$34,897 - C$59,187
Bonus C$2,000
Profit Sharing C$2,600
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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C$31,684 - C$59,493
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$13.87 - C$26.79
Overtime C$5.02 - C$38.12
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$2,000
Profit Sharing C$2,600
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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C$31,684 - C$59,493
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

Job Description for Computer Operator

A computer operator performs a variety of tasks, including the operation of multiprocessing computers and organizing, maintaining, and distributing related reports. They must able to operate electronic computer systems in a big-data communication environment, as well as be able to read and understand manuals and instructions to perform job duties. Some of the most important functions of a computer operator include having to operate computers, mini/micro computers, printers, PCs, and mainframes. He or she also creates and maintains operations documents and must be able to plan a daily schedule for job control set-up. Additionally, they need to do some math calculations quickly and accurately and type at a fast rate. A computer operator need to have a strong knowledge in the specific operations expected by their organization; they should be able to work independently in performing his or her job duties.

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Computer Operator Tasks

  • Diagnoses and resolves system problems.
  • Support production operations environment including multiple servers, networking, batch processing, backup and related activities.
  • Oversee the computer mainframe and supporting system equipment.
  • Install, maintain, monitor, analyze, and troubleshoot data center equipment and software in support of data center operations.
  • Ensure the processes remain uninterrupted and the program jobs run as scheduled.

Computer Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Operator

Pay by Experience for a Computer Operator has a neutral trend. An entry-level Computer Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Computer Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 14 salaries. A Computer Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,586

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Computer Operator

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Computer Operator Salaries

▲13%

National Average
C$42,000

▼1%

▼8%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 29%