Telegraph Service Rater

Count number of words in telegrams dispatched from telegraph offices.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Telegraph Service Raters do?

Counts number of words in telegrams dispatched from telegraph office, consults rates in rate book, and marks charges on duplicates of messages for use in billing customers.

Should I be a Telegraph Service Rater?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Telegraph Service Rater

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