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Telephone: Career and Education Opportunities in New Jersey

Telephone: Telephone and switchboard operators are often the first voice a customer hears when contacting a company. Using their knowledge of a company's operation, they route people with questions to the right person at the right time.

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New Jersey has a population of 8,707,739, which has grown by 3.49% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Garden State," its capital is Trenton, though its most populous city is Newark. In 2008, there were a total of 5,176,293 jobs in New Jersey. The average annual income was $51,473 in 2008, up from $50,364 the previous year. The unemployment rate in New Jersey was 9.2% in 2009, which has grown by 3.7% since the previous year. Roughly 29.8% of New Jersey residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in New Jersey include wholesale trade, durable goods merchant wholesalers, and drugs' sundries merchant wholesalers. Notable tourist attractions include the Morris Museum, the New Jersey Historical Society, and the A P Personal Limo.

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Telephone Operator

Telephone Operators provide information by accessing alphabetical and geographical directories. Telephone Operators need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues. They also need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues.