U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
43-9011 Computer Operators
Monitor and control electronic computer and peripheral electronic data processing equipment to process business, scientific, engineering, and other data according to operating instructions. Monitor and respond to operating and error messages. May enter commands at a computer terminal and set controls on computer and peripheral devices. Excludes "Computer Occupations" (15-1100) and "Data Entry Keyers" (43-9021).
Illustrative examples: Computer Peripheral Equipment Operator,
Broad Occupation: 43-9010 Computer Operators
Minor Group: 43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
Major Group: 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010