Telephone Operators

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Will "Telephone Operators" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 87% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

You are doomed

or 97% probability of automation

Projected Growth

-42%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$37,000

or $17.79 hourly

People Employed

8,860

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 653 out of 706

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Job description

Provide information by accessing alphabetical, geographical, or other directories. Assist customers with special billing requests, such as charges to a third party and credits or refunds for incorrectly dialed numbers or bad connections. May handle emergency calls and assist children or people with physical disabilities to make telephone calls.

SOC Code: 43-2021

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Comments

Sarah (Highly likely) says
Telephone operator as an occupation will soon be gone because that job has been declining so quickly we can not imagine.
Jun 25, 2019 at 11:12 PM
seojin (Highly likely) says
no creativity, no collaboration, no critical thinking, repeatition and uncomplicated. that's why.
Jun 03, 2019 at 10:10 AM

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