Tube Operator

Receive and route messages through pneumatic-tube system.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tube Operators do?

Receives and routes messages through pneumatic-tube system: Opens incoming pneumatic-tube carriers containing items, such as mail correspondence, bills, and receipts. Reads and sorts items according to department. Inserts items into carriers, and carriers into tube system, and routes to specified locations.

Should I be a Tube Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Tube Clerk, Tube Dispatcher

    How to become a Tube Operator

    Most Tube Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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