Central Office Technician Salary

Average Central Office Technicians in the United States make around $26.31 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Central Office Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Central Office Technicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field.

$29,087 - $82,434
$29K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,463
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$17.00 - $40.81
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$26
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MEDIAN: $26.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,087 - $82,434  
   
Bonus
$400.50  
Total Pay (?
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$32,675 - $85,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $40.81  
   
Overtime
$31.72 - $57.45  
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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$32,675 - $85,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
45%
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Experience Affects Central Office Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$61,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼31%

Entry-Level
▼46%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%
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