Computer systems operator (teleprocessing) - Salary and Career
Teleprocessing Network Operators

Computer systems operator (teleprocessing) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They operate and monitor network communication systems, prepare equipment and means of communication, take care of operational safety through specific procedures and provide customer service.

How much does an Computer systems operator (teleprocessing) earn

A Computer systems operator (teleprocessing) earns between $731 and $4.909 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.820 and a median salary of $1.400 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 8.920 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Computer systems operator (teleprocessing)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.820 21.841 455 9
1º Quartile 731 8.772 183 4
Median Salary 1.400 16.800 350 7
3º Quartile 3.744 44.926 936 18
Higher Salary 4.909 58.908 1.227 24


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • technicians in camera, film and television operation
        • teleprocessing network operators

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Main workplaces

Teleprocessing Network Operators they work in IT companies and IT departments of companies from different industries and in entities that work with populations residing in remote areas. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, by the company where they work or outsourced company. They work as a team, under supervision, in a closed environment, in different day and night work schedules, shift rotation and irregular hours.


What does it take to work in the field of Teleprocessing Network Operators

For the exercise of these occupations, a medium level training is required. For teleprocessing operator occupations, specialization courses of approximately four hundred class hours are additionally required.


Functions and activities of Computer systems operator (teleprocessing)

Teleprocessing Network Operators must:

  • service users;
  • serve users;
  • take care of operational security;
  • take care of operational security;
  • operate communication systems;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • communicate on the network;
  • communicate on the net;
  • perform work procedures;
  • monitor systems;
  • communicate on network;
  • prepare equipment and means of communication;

  • Activities

    • label digital media;
    • execute contingency plan;
    • call for specialized technical support;
    • relate with other communication agencies and users;
    • consult manuals and basic documentation;
    • control supplies of supplies (paper, ink cartridge);
    • identify user location;
    • monitor operation of generators and batteries in case of power failure;
    • participate in labor gymnastics;
    • execute activities schedule;
    • monitor printing process;
    • perform transmission capacity tests;
    • keep confidential information confidential;
    • prioritize execution of critical systems;
    • ensure the quality of information;
    • block unauthorized access attempt;
    • record a technical problem;
    • prioritize service to preferred user;
    • protocol receiving messages and files;
    • adjust equipment for operation;
    • activate competent sectors for emergencies (police, firefighters, sos, sea lifeguard, air);
    • ensure safety in the work environment;
    • identify yourself on the network through password, code and prefix;
    • transmit messages and data;
    • calculate the capacity of data traffic;
    • tune frequency of transceivers;
    • make decisions;
    • testing power sources;
    • follow rules and regulations;
    • diagnose type of occurrence;
    • respect hierarchy;
    • execute schedule of activities;
    • demonstrate ability to concentrate;
    • work as a team;
    • perform connection and communication tests;
    • receive technical support request;
    • encrypt files and messages;
    • identify possible equipment failures in the transmission;
    • control data baud rate;
    • report weather conditions;
    • test applications function;
    • meet deadlines;
    • check solar power system operation;
    • clean equipment periodically;
    • regulate air conditioning;
    • act ethically;
    • confirm message and file transfer;
    • check connectivity between rack equipment;
    • trigger specialized technical support;
    • register service termination;
    • track message and file transfer;
    • perform retransmissions due to failures;
    • monitor network performance;
    • decrypt files and messages;
    • define message transmission queue;
    • manage conflict situations;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • commit to work;
    • consult contingency plan;
    • record occurrences of the work period;
    • check results of processes and operations;
    • back up data;
    • keep up to date professionally;
    • establish contact between means of transport (sea, land and air);
    • evaluate print results;
    • maintain emotional control;
    • organize activities schedule;
    • find service area;
    • issue user service statistical reports;
    • report traffic conditions (land, sea, air);
    • work as a team;
    • sort print sequence;
    • advise users about operational, commercial and weather conditions;
    • interpret communication codes (morse, cw);
    • allow user access to system;
    • prioritize emergency operations;
    • mount tape or cartridge to central computer;
    • provide technical support to the network;
    • organize work material (tapes, cd);
    • consult standard procedures for data transmission and radio communication;


    Sectors that hire Computer systems operator (teleprocessing) the most in the job market

    • combined office and administrative support services
    • portals, content providers and other information services on the internet
    • technical support, maintenance and other information technology services
    • development and licensing of customizable computer programs
    • sales promotion
    • document preparation and specialized administrative support services
    • development of computer programs and software in general
    • data processing, application service providers and internet hosting services
    • access providers to communications networks
    • multimedia communication services - scm




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