Switchboard Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$27,000
$21,000
$27,000
$34,000
Did you know that the average switchboard operator makes $27,303 per year? That's valued at $13.13 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $21,000 and $34,000, meaning switchboard operators have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most switchboard operators find a job with health care and non profits companies, while others work for telecommunication, health care, and retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Oregon, New York and New Jersey are the top states in the U.S. to pay switchboard operators the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Albany, NY
$39,605
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Map of Switchboard Operator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Switchboard Operators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Switchboard Operator Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Oregon, New York and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for switchboard operators. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are West Virginia, Nebraska, and Mississippi.

Average Switchboard Operator Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Hartford HealthCare and Covenant Health Care System as they offer the highest salaries for switchboard operators.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Switchboard Operator Pay By Industry

Switchboard operator salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with telecommunication, health care, and retail companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a switchboard operator can make a yearly salary of $34,763 while working for telecommunication companies. All the while, other switchboard operators are making $27,642 at health care companies and $25,898 at retail companies. One industry switchboard operators may want to avoid is the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $24,662.

Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$34,763
$35k
Health Care
Health Care
$27,642
$28k
Retail
Retail
$25,898
$26k
Energy
Energy
$25,067
$25k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$24,662
$25k

Switchboard Operator Salary History

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Recently Added Switchboard Operator Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
OE Switchboard Operator I
OE Switchboard Operator I
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/29/2020
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$31,409
$31,409
07/23/2020
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
07/09/2020
07/09/2020
$26,088
$26,088
07/09/2020
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$25,044
$25,044
06/23/2020
University of Utah
University of Utah
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$18,783
$18,783
06/23/2020
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$27,131
$27,131
06/20/2020
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$26,088
$26,088
06/20/2020
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
05/26/2020
05/26/2020
$27,757
$27,757
05/26/2020
State of Illinois
State of Illinois
Switchboard Operator I (Upward Mobility Target Title)
Switchboard Operator I (Upward Mobility Target Title)
Switchboard Operator I (Upward Mobility Target Title)
05/22/2020
05/22/2020
$33,252
$33,252
05/22/2020
Switchboard Operator
Switchboard Operator
05/18/2020
05/18/2020
$28,142
$28,142
05/18/2020