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Communications Technician Salary

A Communications Technician earns an average wage of $19.93 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$29,897 - $73,842
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,782
10%
50%
90%

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$12.47 - $32.63
(Median)
$12
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,897 - $73,842  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,075  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $7,946  
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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$28,019 - $74,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate 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.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $32.63  
   
Overtime
$17.81 - $51.83  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,075  
   
Commission
$250.00 - $1,700  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $7,946  
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).
)
$28,019 - $74,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 399

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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 36%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Communications Technician Salaries


Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Electronic Equipment Installation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 15%