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How much does a Switchboard Operator make in California?

Average Switchboard Operator Hourly Wage in California

Switchboard Operators earn a median hourly wage of $14.50. Hourly wages typically start from $9.96 and go up to $23.89.

Average Switchboard Operator Yearly Salary in California

Switchboard Operators earn a median salary of $30,150 per year. Salaries typically start from $20,720 and go up to $49,700.

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Switchboard Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Switchboard Operator Earnings

The highest earning Switchboard Operators in California earn:

$23.89
an hour
$49,700
per year
Senior Switchboard Operator Earnings

Senior Switchboard Operators in California earn:

$18.90
an hour
$39,310
per year
Experienced Switchboard Operator Earnings

Experienced Switchboard Operators in California earn:

$14.50
an hour
$30,150
per year
Junior Switchboard Operator Earnings

Junior Switchboard Operators in California earn:

$11.71
an hour
$24,350
per year
Starting Switchboard Operator Earnings

Starting Switchboard Operators in California earn:

$9.96
an hour
$20,720
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Switchboard Operator salary comparison

Switchboard Operators earn less than 78% percent of Services careers in California. Switchboard Operator salaries are in the bottom 86% of all careers in California.

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Historical salary for Switchboard Operators in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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