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Communications Technician Salary

A Communications Technician earns an average wage of $19.83 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Telecommunications is associated with high pay for this job.
$29,223 - $73,176
(Median)
$29K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,866
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$12.40 - $33.09
(Median)
$12
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,223 - $73,176  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,054  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $3,052  
Commission
$250.00 - $1,700  
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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$27,945 - $74,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $33.09  
   
Overtime
$16.91 - $51.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,054  
   
Commission
$250.00 - $1,700  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $3,052  
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).
)
$27,945 - $74,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 350
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Job Description for Communications Technician

A communications technician uses their knowledge on a wide range of electronics to set up, troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair electronics. This can include such devices as tablets, phones, printers, laptops, and more complicated pieces of equipment. They must repair damaged and malfunctioning equipment while following strict repair policies and procedures.

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Communications Technician Tasks

  • Lay lines and cables through walls, then repairing the overall appearance.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain equipment, hardware and software.
  • Install and configure telecommunications hardware like cables, computers, networks, phones and printers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Communications Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Communications Technician Salaries


National Average
$46,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 14%