Telephone Operators

Top 3 Telephone Operator Jobs

  • Crane Operator - Story Construction - Ames, IA

    Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on radio and telephone . Travel: Some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. Crane Operators are assigned to job sites located across the ...

  • Patient Service Representative - Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists Inc - Mission Viejo, CA

    ... operator , and working in a medical facility. * Must be friendly, outgoing, people-oriented. * Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. * Telephone and computer skills are a must. * Must ...

  • Cake Decorations Crafter - Nothing Bundt Cakes - Tukwila - Seattle, WA

    Supports the Guest Service Representative in assisting walk-in guests and answering the telephone ... Each franchise owner/ operator is responsible for ensuring compliance with local, state and federal ...

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What Telephone operators Do

Provide information by accessing alphabetical, geographical, or other directories. Assist customers with special billing requests, such as charges to a third party and credits or refunds for incorrectly dialed numbers or bad connections. May handle emergency calls and assist children or people with physical disabilities to make telephone calls.

Telephone operator Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 4,800
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $37,630

Job Outlook for Telephone operators

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -1,200
  • Growth rate: -25 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Telephone 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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