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Average Salary for Level (3) Communications Employees

Level (3) Communications employees typically bring home $81K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Level (3) Communications employees is how long you've been working, though geography and your job title play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Level (3) Communications typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Level (3) Communications
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Account Director (3)
$87,930 - $196,520  
[-]Account Director (3)
Salary$71,611 - $138,617  
Total Pay$87,930 - $196,520  
[+]Field Marketing Manager (3)
$63,549 - $129,728  
[+]Field Marketing Manager (3)
Salary$61,265 - $115,687  
Bonus$3,094 - $18,971  
Total Pay$63,549 - $129,728  
[+]Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) (3)
$42,866 - $94,466  
[+]Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) (3)
Salary$41,388 - $82,542  
Bonus$838 - $7,759  
Total Pay$42,866 - $94,466  
[+]Network Engineer (3)
$47,430 - $96,569  
[+]Network Engineer (3)
Salary$48,511 - $91,889  
Bonus$1,410 - $12,831  
Total Pay$47,430 - $96,569  
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of about $73K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $57K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Level (3) Communications employees (46 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $76K per year.


Median pay is highest in Boulder ($108K annually), followed by Denver ($88K), Mclean (approximately $88K), and Tulsa ($70K). Phoenix is near the bottom for pay at $61K. Level (3) Communications workers in New York earn the most — $100K per year on average.


Account Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $105K; Senior Sales Engineers come in second with typical earnings amounting to around $99K, while Senior Network Engineers and Field Marketing Managers rank near the top as well (about $96K and $95K, respectively). Network Operations Center Technicians are among the lowest paid at approximately $60K.

Certifications and Degrees

Cisco Certified Design Associates receive bigger paychecks ($99K) than those without credentials. Becoming a Comptia A+ Service Technician can certainly pay off here; those folks make $96K. The best paid folks at Level (3) Communications have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning around $77K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $105K. Project Management is a popular skill in the Level (3) Communications workforce; just under a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Almost all workers receive health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, life insurance, gym membership, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Level (3) Communications


45 %
55 %
$44,666 - $81,248
$57,197 - $115,153
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

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