California Computer Operators: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Computer Operators in California

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Fast Facts for Computer Operators in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sacramento, San Francisco and Chico
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oxnard, Santa Rosa and Vallejo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Sacramento, Santa Ana and San Francisco

Salaries for Computer Operators in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Santa Rosa and Santa Cruz

Schools for Computer Operators in California are listed below.

Selected Computer Schools in California

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Mayfield College
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  • Programs: Computer Support Technician
  • Degrees: Certificate
ABCO Technology
Los Angeles

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  • Programs: Computer Repair, MCDST, MS-Office, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate

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  • Programs: Degree - Computer Systems Administration
  • Degrees: Associate
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More California Computer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
American River College Sacramento Associate 33,821
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Barstow Community College Barstow Associate 2,906
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Chabot College Hayward Associate 13,229
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley Associate 9,316
College of Alameda Alameda Associate 5,979
College of Marin Kentfield Associate 6,476
College of the Redwoods Eureka Associate 6,025
College of the Sequoias Visalia Associate 11,697
Contra Costa College San Pablo Associate 7,147
Cosumnes River College Sacramento Associate 12,967
Cypress College Cypress Associate 13,592
De Anza College Cupertino Associate 24,115
Folsom Lake College Folsom Associate 8,193
Fresno City College Fresno Associate 21,624
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Irvine Valley College Irvine Associate 9,805
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe Associate 2,576
Las Positas College Livermore Associate 8,024
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles Associate 17,204
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar Associate 8,493
Mendocino College Ukiah Associate 4,347
Merritt College Oakland Associate 6,944
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Mission College Santa Clara Associate 8,832
Modesto Junior College Modesto Associate 18,546
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Mount Jacinto College San Jacinto Associate 14,197
Mt San Antonio College Walnut Associate 29,842
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Palo Verde College Blythe Associate 3,831
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Porterville College Porterville Associate 3,773
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
Saddleback College Mission Viejo Associate 18,371
San Diego City College San Diego Associate 17,013
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton Associate 18,668
Santa Monica College Santa Monica Associate 28,958
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa Associate 25,626
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
Solano Community College Fairfield Associate 11,163
West Hills College-Coalinga Coalinga Associate 2,833
West Hills College-Lemoore Lemoore Associate 3,833
West Valley College Saratoga Associate 11,210

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Computer Operators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Computer Operators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Computer Operators relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 60 $43390 0.51
Fresno 80 $40230 0.65
El Centro 40 $0 1.72
Oxnard 60 $40180 0.54
Thousand Oaks 60 $40180 0.54
Ventura 60 $40180 0.54
Redding 40 $52920 1.7
Riverside 430 $44180 0.88
San Bernardino 430 $44180 0.88
Ontario 430 $44180 0.88
Sacramento 480 $46780 1.47
Roseville 480 $46780 1.47
Arden 480 $46780 1.47
Arcade 480 $46780 1.47
Los Angeles 1640 $42130 0.78
Long Beach 1640 $42130 0.78
Anaheim 1640 $42130 0.78
Napa 0 $19550 0
San Diego 450 $48620 0.89
Carlsbad 450 $48620 0.89
Santa Maria 50 $45010 0.74
Santa Barbara 50 $45010 0.74
San Francisco 830 $43570 1.01
Oakland 830 $43570 1.01
Hayward 830 $43570 1.01
Stockton 50 $42050 0.58
Lodi 50 $42050 0.58
San Jose 240 $54010 0.64
Sunnyvale 240 $54010 0.64
Santa Clara 240 $54010 0.64
Vallejo 30 $53470 0.73
Fairfield 30 $53470 0.73
Visalia 70 $35640 1.32
Porterville 70 $35640 1.32
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