Digital computer operators must typically have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology. Many employers prefer candidates who have at least one or two years of experience in a related field. Having a master’s degree isn’t mandatory, but is a good advantage.
According to Comparably, the average digital computer operator salary is $41,440. Salaries for digital computer operators in the USA typically range from $23,020 to $61,520, with a median salary of $40,420. The Indeed.com salary estimate states that on an average Digital Computer Operator salary ranges from approximately $13.43 per hour for Press Operator to $23.65 per hour for Content Producer. Since 2014, the general job outlook has been positive. Demand is expected to increase, with around 7,080 new job openings to be made available in the next couple of years.