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Telephone Operator Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$38,513 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Telephone Operator is $38,513 a year and $19 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Telephone Operator is between $33,279 and $45,762. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Telephone Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Operates switchboard equipment to relay incoming, outgoing, and interoffice calls.
  • Interrupts busy lines if an emergency warrants interruption.
  • Assists individuals in making telephone calls.
  • Helps individuals having difficulties with automated phone systems.
Telephone Operator Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Telephone Operators

Job family population: 6,310

Estimated population of Telephone Operator jobs: 1,333

Rate of error: 8.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Telephone Operator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Customer Service Rep
Jun 17
Seattle, WA, USA
Arizona Tile, LLC.
We have been privately owned and operated for 45 years. We have an immediate opening for a Customer ... Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and telephone. Arizona Tile Benefits ...
Client Service Representative I
Apr 2
Tacoma, United States
CIOX Health
... telephone inquiries, and retrieving facsimile inquiries in a timely manner. • Date stamps all ... operating condition (inside and out) and troubleshoot equipment issues with assistance from the ...
Administrative Assistant
Jun 11
Seattle, WA, USA
Answers incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of callers, and forwards calls to appropriate ... Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance ...
Customer Service Associate - Part Time
Jun 6
Everett, WA, USA
Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and ...
Entry-Level Aerospace Machine Operator
May 31
Seattle, WA, USA
TERRA Staffing Group
In this machine operator role you will: Assisting with mold insert changes as needed Troubleshooting and resolving process problems Measuring parts for fit and accuracy NO previous machine operator ...
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