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Switchboard Operators

Operate telephone equipment to forward calls or relay messages.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$17.07 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -23.8%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Answer telephones to direct calls or provide information.
  • Relay information between personnel.
  • Maintain call records.
  • Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance.
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