Average Communications Technicians with Telecommunications skills make around $19.95 per hour. While the company and experience level impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,110 - $79,847
$34K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,413
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$13.56 - $30.68
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MEDIAN: $19.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,110 - $79,847  
   
Bonus
$310.94 - $2,915  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$30,320 - $73,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.56 - $30.68  
   
Overtime
$19.76 - $48.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$310.94 - $2,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$30,320 - $73,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Technician

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Communications Technicians with Telecommunications skills. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $35K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $64K.

Key Stats for Communications Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
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Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Communications Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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