Telephone operators are most often employed by the Business support services industry. The average yearly wage for Telephone operators was $31,317 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Telephone operators by wage are Counter & rental clerks, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, and Data entry keyers.
Telephone operators are part of the Office & Administrative Support Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Switchboard operators, including answering service, Telephone operators, Communications equipment operators, all other, Bill & account collectors, and 45 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Telephone operators are El Paso City (Southeast) PUMA, TX, San Antonio (Far Northwest) & Helotes Cities PUMA, TX, and Cumberland City PUMA, MD. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Telephone operators are El Paso City (Southeast) PUMA, TX, Cumberland City PUMA, MD, and Webb CountyLaredo City (Central) PUMA, TX.