Telephone Operators

Top 3 Telephone Operator Jobs

  • Patient Services Representative/Telephone Operator - Orthopaedic Associates Medical Clinic Inc - Visalia, CA

    Under the supervision of the Billing Supervisor, the telephone operator shall be responsible to answer and route all incoming phone calls to the appropriate departments/staff members. Schedule new ...

  • Telephone Operator, Part-Time, Variable Shift - Adventist Health NW - Glendale, CA

    We're looking for someone to join our team as a Telephone Operator who: Operates telephone switchboard console, overhead paging system, two-way radio, alpha/numeric paging unit, and wall alarm panels

  • Telephone Operator/ Customer Service FULL TIME - Personal Telephone Answering Servic - San Jose, CA

    Telephone Operator All Shifts Available Description: Answer incoming calls, take and route messages, prioritize emergencies and work as a team. PTAS is a family-owned company that was started in 1961

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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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