Telephone Operators Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Telephone Operators in the United States is around $41590 per year.

How much do Telephone Operators make in the United States?

In the United States, Telephone Operators earn an average hourly wage of $19.99 and a mean annual wage of $41590.

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Telephone Operators earnings by experience

For Telephone Operators positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $13.19 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $15.01 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $18.43, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $23.8. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $30.96 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Telephone Operators roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $27430 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $31220 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $38330. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $49510, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $64390 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Telephone Operators

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Earnings for Top-level Telephone Operators

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)