Charter communications announces new McAllen call center after White House visit

Charter Communications Chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge announced Friday that the company will open a Spanish-language call center in McAllen after a visit with President Donald Trump and Texas Governor Greg Abbott at the White House in Washington D.C.

Charter Communications Chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge announced Friday that the company will open a Spanish-language call center in McAllen after a visit with President Donald Trump and Texas Governor Greg Abbott at the White House in Washington D.C.

According a news release, the $17 million investment will eventually employ 600 workers. The company recently opened a call center in San Antonio.

Rutledge, after meeting with Trump in the Oval Office, credited the administration’s call to reduce regulations and corporate tax rates for the hiring decision.

Call center jobs at Charter have a base pay of $14 an hour and total annual compensation of nearly $29,000, according to the jobs site Glassdoor.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.