Communications Operator

Communications Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$25,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$25,000
Median 50%
$30,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Asante
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a communications operator make?
The national average salary for a Communications Operator in the United States is $25,801 per year or $12.4 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $31,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000 per year. Health Care companies and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. District of Columbia, New Mexico, Georgia, Arizona, and California are some of the states with the best Communications Operator salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Communications Operator is 3.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Operator
$12,693

Average Communications Operator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Communications Operator in the United States is $25,801 per year or $12.4 per hour. Communications Operators make the most in Washington, DC at about $39,556 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Communications Operators is $26,000. District of Columbia, New Mexico, Georgia, Arizona, and California are the top 5 highest earning states for Communications Operators. Oregon, Idaho, Washington, North Dakota, and South Dakota have the lowest reported salaries for Communications Operators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$39,556
2
Huntington Beach, CA
$36,364
3
Atlanta, GA
$35,769
4
Las Vegas, NV
$32,557
5
Greenville, TX
$31,163

Average Communications Operator Salary By Company

Communications Operators report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Health Care companies and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Asante and Trinity Health are the highest paying companies. Companies like Linn County Sheriff and Henry Ford Health System also report very competitive wages for Communications Operators.

Average Communications Operator Pay By Industry

Communications Operator salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Non Profits companies, Health Care companies, and Hospitality companies pay their Communications Operators well. Salaries for Communications Operators in Non Profits companies average $26,648 annually, while Health Care companies and Hospitality companies pay $26,336 and $26,008, respectively. At $25,038, the average salary for Communications Operators in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Non Profits
$26,648
2
Health Care
$26,336
3
Hospitality
$26,008
4
Technology
$25,501
5
Finance
$25,302

Recently Added Communications Operator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Red River Regional Dispatch Center
Communications Operator
01/31/2020
$45,609
City of Santa Monica
Communications Operator
01/28/2020
$63,420
City of Denver
Communications Operator
01/24/2020
$27,131
City of Santa Monica
Communications Operator
12/17/2019
$63,420
Peacehealth
Communications Operator
12/16/2019
$30,950
Federal Reserve Bank
Communications Operator
11/26/2019
$37,000
City of Denver
Communications Operator
11/20/2019
$27,131
Hilton Worldwide
Communications Operator
10/30/2019
$29,218
Army Installation Management Command
Communications Operator
10/23/2019
$43,402
Peacehealth
Communications Operator
10/21/2019
$30,950
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