Illinois Computer Operators: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Computer Operators in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Computer Operators in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield and Champaign
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rockford and Peoria
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago and Springfield

Salaries for Computer Operators in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago and Champaign

Schools for Computer Operators in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Computer Schools in Illinois

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More Illinois Computer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
College of DuPage Glen Ellyn Associate 25,768
Elgin Community College Elgin Associate 9,613
Heartland Community College Normal Associate 4,827
Hebrew Theological College Skokie Bachelors & First Professional 422
Illinois Central College East Peoria Associate 11,804
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College Robinson Associate 1,445
John A Logan College Carterville Associate 7,559
Kankakee Community College Kankakee Associate 3,591
Parkland College Champaign Associate 9,407
Sauk Valley Community College Dixon Associate 2,700
The College of Office Technology Chicago Associate 368
Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove Associate 8,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Computer Operators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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


Bloomington 70 $45080 1.97
Peoria 30 $41920 0.52
Springfield 140 $55050 3.51
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