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Switchboard Operator Assistant Salary

$66,828 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Switchboard Operator Assistant is $66,828 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Switchboard Operator Assistant is between $48,065 and $82,398. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Switchboard Operator Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Compiles gauge readings and performs other tasks as directed by switchboard operator in electric-generating plant: records gauge and meter readings on switchboard and panelboards at specified intervals.
  • Opens and closes switches to regulate generation and flow of electric power.
  • Cleans and oils mechanical and electrical equipment and reports malfunctions, such as meter fluctuations, abnormal sounds, and overheating.
  • May assist in performing tests to diagnose and locate cause of equipment malfunction.
  • May work in substation that distributes and generates electric power and be designated substation operator helper, generation.
Switchboard Operator Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Switchboard Operator Assistant jobs: 1,754

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Switchboard Operator Assistant Job Listings for United States

Switchboard Operator/Call Center
Jun 13
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Kelly Services Inc
Kelly Services has an opening for Switchboard Operators for our client, one of the nation's leading ... assist callers. • Understands the company's structure and how to direct the calls to the ...
Switchboard Operator/call center
Jun 13
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Kelly Services Inc
Kelly Services has an opening for Switchboard Operators for our client, one of the nation's leading ... Identifies problem, troubleshoots, and provides advice to assist callers. * Understands the company ...
Sr. Administrative Assistant
Jun 12
Lodi, CA, USA
... switchboard, filing, mail delivery and external courier services, data entry, document management ... operating practices to improve efficiency • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast ...
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Jun 14
San Antonio, TX, USA
VIP Staffing
Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking ... operating calculators or computers to work with pay records, invoices, balance sheets, or other ...
Front Desk Sales Assistant
May 29
Rockford, IL, USA
Collier RV Super Center, Inc
... Switchboard system for answering phone calls. Able to handle answering multiple incoming phone ... Locally owned and operated on site.
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