Central Office Technician Salary

Central Office Technicians in the United States take home an average $26.17 per hour. More than half of Central Office Technicians (67 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,361 - $81,703
$29K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,000
10%
50%
90%

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$16.75 - $40.98
$17
$26
$41
MEDIAN: $26.17
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,361 - $81,703  
   
Bonus
$400.50  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,429 - $85,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.75 - $40.98  
   
Overtime
$24.72 - $57.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$400.50  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,429 - $85,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Central Office Technician

Central office technicians are responsible for maintaining a variety of electrical equipment in telecommunication offices, as well as the installation and replacement of this equipment. Some of this routing equipment includes fiber optics, video, voice, or data telecommunication networks. Some technicians may also design the communication systems themselves and supervise the installation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Central Office Technician

Pay by Experience for a Central Office Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Central Office Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Central Office Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Central Office Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 19 salaries. A Central Office Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Central Office Technician

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
45%
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Experience Affects Central Office Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
▼28%

Entry-Level
▼44%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%