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Computer Operator Salary Information in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of computer operators in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of computer operators in Bloomington-Normal is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Computer Operators in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,070
25th Percentile Wage
$40,440
50th Percentile Wage
$46,550
75th Percentile Wage
$54,250
90th Percentile Wage
$60,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer operators in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer operators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$46,550
-2.56% 0.00%
2013
$47,740
2.49% -
2012
$46,550
- -

Table 3. Compare Computer Operator Salary in Bloomington-Normal with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $46,550 in Bloomington-Normal is in the middle of salary range for computer operators in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of computer operators in Bloomington-Normal is 9.6 percent (9.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) and 39.9 percent (39.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$51,480
Springfield
$51,420
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$51,080
Rockford
$50,520
Bloomington-Normal
$46,550
Peoria
$41,920
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$40,270
Champaign-Urbana
$40,230
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$39,380
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$27,970



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