A Communications Technician earns an average wage of $19.92 per hour. A skill in Telecommunications is associated with high pay for this job.
Communications Technician Total Pay (?
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$29,172 - $71,360
(Median)
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62K
71K
MEDIAN: $49,671
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Communications Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.32 - $33.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,172 - $71,360  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,968  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $3,052  
Commission
$291.63 - $2,975  
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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$27,823 - $75,057  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 382
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.32 - $33.78  
   
Overtime
$17.72 - $52.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,968  
   
Commission
$291.63 - $2,975  
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).
)
$27,823 - $75,057  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 382
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Communications Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Denver
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$45,000
Atlanta
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Experience Affects Communications Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Communications Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
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National Average
$45,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 15%
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