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PBX Operator Salary

A PBX Operator earns an average wage of $11.76 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
$20,134 - $50,576
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MEDIAN: $29,000
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$8.88 - $15.67
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,134 - $50,576  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.57  
Total Pay (?
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$18,564 - $34,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.88 - $15.67  
   
Overtime
$10.39 - $28.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.57  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$18,564 - $34,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 263
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Job Description for PBX Operator

PBX operators are excellent at managing multiple phone lines in hospital settings. They generally operate the "Post Box Exchange" phone system, which is a telecommunication console used for communication in hospitals. There are some phone duties, which include putting customers on hold and transferring them to the correct departments. These operators generally work as receptionist within hospitals, usually at a desk.

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PBX Operator Tasks

  • Perform administrative support tasks; proofreading, typing, operating calculators, facsimile machine and computers.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, route calls and relays messages.
  • Greet and answer inquiries for general public, customers and visitors; announce and log visitors.
  • Process outgoing mail and receive deliveries.

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Pay by Experience Level for PBX Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

PBX Operator Advice

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PBX Operator in McAlester:
"Learning Experience"
A good stepping stone for those wanting to be in the medical field. Teaches you quickness and efficiency when it comes to paperwork and 10 ten on the keyboard. Gives you familiarity with your Hospital and different locations on the site. Communication is the key to any successful job.

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Experience Affects PBX Operator Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect PBX Operator Salaries

Telecommunications
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National Average
$25,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 25%