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Average Salary for Level (3) Communications Employees

The median salary at Level (3) Communications is $86K per year. Though your experience level and geography are influential salary factors for those at Level (3) Communications, your role at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Level (3) Communications typically pays:
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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.
[-]Senior Software Engineer (4)
$69,889 - $119,989  
[-]Senior Software Engineer (4)
Salary$65,274 - $106,333  
Bonus$2,535 - $18,032  
Total Pay$69,889 - $119,989  
[+]Proposal Manager (4)
$60,516 - $126,584  
[+]Proposal Manager (4)
Salary$54,329 - $114,197  
Bonus$2,604 - $26,884  
Total Pay$60,516 - $126,584  
[+]Solutions Architect (3)
$111,293 - $203,057  
[+]Solutions Architect (3)
Salary$82,962 - $143,138  
Total Pay$111,293 - $203,057  
[+]Financial Analyst (3)
$40,308 - $79,917  
[+]Financial Analyst (3)
Salary$40,956 - $75,302  
Bonus$689 - $6,344  
Total Pay$40,308 - $79,917  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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The highest paychecks go to Senior Product Management Directors, who earn an average around $145K annually, closely trailed by Senior Sales Engineers ($99K), Senior Marketing Managers ($91K), and Senior Software Engineers ($81K). On the lower end are Network Operations Center Technicians at approximately $59K on average.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $79K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $58K annually. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $78K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $99K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Boulder, Colo. ($83K), Mclean, Va. ($81K), and Tulsa, Okla. (around $73K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $59K, Phoenix, Ariz. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Level (3) Communications workers in New York earn the most — $100K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $113K annually. On average, salaries rise to $99K per year for accredited Cisco Certified Design Associates. Level (3) Communications compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-holders the most at $75K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Sales; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $110K per year. A common skill in Level (3) Communications' work force is Project Management; one-sixth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Level (3) Communications provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Level (3) Communications employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Level (3) Communications


41 %
59 %
$46,651 - $91,822
$56,050 - $113,163
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
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