Switchboard Operators (Including Answering Service)

Top 3 Switchboard Operator Jobs

  • Switchboard Operator - Englewood - Lakeshore Talent - Englewood, CO

    Lakeshore Talent is currently hiring a Switchboard Operator for a medical company based in Englewood, CO. This is an in-office, contract to hire position and pays $17.50/hour with working hours of 8 ...


    Under general supervision, serve as receptionist and central telephone switchboard operator , and performs general clerical work. Provides clerical support to management, supervisory, and/or ...

  • Switchboard Operator -*$1,000 Sign-On Bonus* - Providence - Everett, WA

    Switchboard Operator - Communications $1,000 Sign-on for eligible external hires who meet required qualifications and conditions for payment FTE: 1.0 Day Shift. (40 hours per week) Responsible for ...

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What Switchboard operators Do

Operate telephone business systems equipment or switchboards to relay incoming, outgoing, and interoffice calls. May supply information to callers and record messages.

Switchboard operator Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 59,900
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $30,150

Job Outlook for Switchboard operators

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -13,600
  • Growth rate: -23 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Switchboard operator

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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