Telephone Operators generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level.
Once employed, Telephone Operators can expect to earn an average of $39,000 per year throughout their career.
In addition, over the coming 10 years Telephone Operators should expect a massive decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -39.5%. In respect to starting your own business, Telephone Operators rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 1.5% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.
Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Telephone Operators are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 8.6%.