Switchboard Operator

Switchboard Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$31,000
$18,000
Min 10%
$31,000
Median 50%
$55,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Parrish Medical Center
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a switchboard operator make?
As a Switchboard Operator in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $31,993 per year or $15.38 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 37,000. The top 10 percent earn over $55,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $18,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Switchboard Operators are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Switchboard Operator salaries include Alaska, Washington, District of Columbia, Connecticut, and Montana. The typical employment in the position spans 2.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Operator
$12,693

Average Switchboard Operator Salary By Company

Switchboard Operator jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Parrish Medical Center and Flagler Hospital are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Benefis Health Sys or Steward Health Care System, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Switchboard Operators.

Average Switchboard Operator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Switchboard Operator in the United States is $31,993 per year or $15.38 per hour. Working in Seattle, WA as a Switchboard Operator will pay you the highest wages at around $46,054 per year. Even as an entry-level Switchboard Operator, you will make $23,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Alaska, Washington, District of Columbia, Connecticut, and Montana are the top 5 highest earning states for Switchboard Operators. Texas, West Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Alabama have the lowest reported salaries for Switchboard Operators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$46,054
2
San Ramon, CA
$42,615
3
Bridgeport, CT
$42,276
4
Saint Paul, MN
$38,790
5
Plymouth, MA
$37,219

Average Switchboard Operator Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Switchboard Operator works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Telecommunication companies, Health Care companies, and Hospitality companies pay their Switchboard Operators well. Salaries for Switchboard Operators in Telecommunication companies average $37,662 annually, while Health Care companies and Hospitality companies pay $32,025 and $31,584, respectively. The average salary for Switchboard Operators in the Energy industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $30,230.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$37,662
2
Health Care
$32,025
3
Hospitality
$31,584
4
Manufacturing
$31,339
5
Retail
$30,929

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half
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01/28/2020
$37,441
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01/24/2020
$19,326
Robert Half
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01/16/2020
$27,131
Elgin Community College
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01/04/2020
$23,500
Addison Group
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12/31/2019
$20,870
Randstad
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12/27/2019
$41,740
Meriter-Unitypoint Health
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$31,305
Robert Half
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11/25/2019
$29,218
Novant Health
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11/23/2019
$26,088
Ajilon
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11/20/2019
$27,966
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