How much does a Switchboard Operator make in the United States? The average Switchboard Operator salary in the United States is $35,975 as of November 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $32,337 and $40,534. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Switchboard Operator operates a switchboard or telephone console to route incoming calls and place outgoing calls. Answers incoming calls and basic questions, transfers calls to extensions, and responds to emergency situations as necessary. Being a Switchboard Operator monitors the phone system's efficiency and performs routine troubleshooting. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Switchboard Operator typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Switchboard Operator may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Switchboard Operator in the United States. The base salary for Switchboard Operator ranges from $32,337 to $40,534 with the average base salary of $35,975. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $32,691 to $41,133 with the average total cash compensation of $36,264.