Communications Technicians with Telecommunications skills pull down an average of $19.97 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by the company and years of experience. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$33,499 - $80,994
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$33K
$57K
$81K
MEDIAN: $57,487
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$13.45 - $30.77
(Median)
$13
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$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,499 - $80,994  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $3,064  
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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$29,985 - $72,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $30.77  
   
Overtime
$19.64 - $47.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$489.36 - $3,064  
   
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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$29,985 - $72,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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Comcast Cable, Inc. reports the lowest median salary in the area by far — it's only $41K, 76 percent lower than the top payer.

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Technician

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


Communications Technicians with Telecommunications skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $34K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $48K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $58K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $64K.

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Experience Affects Communications Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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