Switchboard operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Switchboard operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $46,450
Hawaii $46,210
California $37,840
Massachusetts $37,400
Washington $37,180
Minnesota $36,980
Virgin Islands, U.S. $36,860
Oregon $36,700
New Jersey $36,590
Rhode Island $36,570
New York $36,540
Vermont $36,360
Connecticut $36,320
Colorado $35,980
New Hampshire $35,250
Wisconsin $35,210
Maryland $32,570
Michigan $31,300
Ohio $31,240
North Dakota $29,940
Pennsylvania $29,940
Illinois $29,910
Arizona $29,860
Iowa $29,810
Maine $29,810
Utah $29,810
Virginia $29,810
Alaska $29,660
Wyoming $29,660
Idaho $29,650
North Carolina $29,510
Montana $29,450
Kansas $29,420
Kentucky $29,420
Nebraska $29,420
New Mexico $29,420
South Carolina $29,420
Arkansas $29,210
Oklahoma $29,030
Florida $29,020
Missouri $29,000
Delaware $28,990
Nevada $28,830
Tennessee $28,820
Texas $28,820
Indiana $28,720
Mississippi $28,720
West Virginia $27,830
Alabama $27,790
Louisiana $27,360
South Dakota $27,190
Georgia $23,880
Guam $22,330
Puerto Rico $18,530

How do switchboard operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Switchboard operators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than hairdressers but more than florists.

Career Median Salary
Hairdresser salary $30K
Security guard salary $31K
Tailor salary $31K
Teller salary $36K
Shoemaker salary $31K
Switchboard operator salary $30K
Courier salary $33K
Receptionist salary $30K
Library assistant salary $29K
Florist salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)