The average hourly pay for a Switchboard Operator is $12.73.
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Job Description for Switchboard Operator
A switchboard operator is responsible for managing their company's telephone switchboard system. They receive incoming calls and reroute them to the various departments as requested. The switchboard operator might also be tasked with answering general questions from the public. Some switchboard operators are employed at hospitals, in which case they have to respond to emergency alerts and route information to the appropriate parties, as well as have knowledge of hospital codes. Additionally, the…Read more
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Popular Skills for Switchboard Operator
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication, Data Entry, Inbound Calls and Call Center Operations are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Switchboard Operator
An entry-level Switchboard Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.77 based on 53 salaries. An early career Switchboard Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.15 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Switchboard Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.69 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Switchboard Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.63 based on 101 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
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