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Computer Operators - What They Do


Computer Operators generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Computer Operators can expect to earn an average of $39,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Computer Operators should expect a massive decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -24.7%. In respect to starting your own business, Computer Operators rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 1.8% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Computer Operators can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 3.5% are currently unemployed.

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