Telephone Operators

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    TELEPHONE OPERATOR Yountville, CA Laying in the heart of Napa Valley, The Estate Yountville features two magnificent hotels that embody the perfect getaway and retreat. Surrounded by vineyards ...

  • 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

  • Medical Telephone Operator - Epic Care - Antioch, CA

    Position Summary The Medical Telephone Operator is the first point of contact for all incoming calls to Epic Care. The Operator is expected to communicate professionally with internal and external ...

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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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