Telephone Operators

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  • PBX Telephone Operator | Full Time - Omni Hotels & resorts - Asheville, NC

    Answer incoming telephone calls to the hotel efficiently and courteously. * Direct phone calls and ... Receiving and sending facsimile messages as needed, as well as operating switchboard and two-way ...

  • MAILING MACHINE OPERATOR - Telephone & Data Systems - Waunakee, WI

    We are looking for a Mailing Machine Operator to join our award winning team. The ideal candidate has a continuous improvement mindset and experience operating inkjets and inserters, however, we are ...

  • Administrative Clerical Support - Viking Staffing - Fresno, CA

    Duties include but are not limited to: ยท front office, performing duties as receptionist/ telephone operator o Answer all incoming phone calls, greet the public - answer questions and/or direct to ...

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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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