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Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salary

Telecommunications Field Engineers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $62K annually on average but can range from $43K to $94K per year. For the most part, Telecommunications Field Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,960 - $95,228
(Median)
$42K
$62K
$95K
MEDIAN: $61,868
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90%

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$20.82 - $38.37
(Median)
$21
$29
$38
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,960 - $95,228  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
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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$42,972 - $94,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.82 - $38.37  
   
Overtime
$24.51 - $52.49  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
   
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).
)
$42,972 - $94,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Field Engineer, Telecommunications

Field engineers in telecommunications play a key role in maintaining communications systems, and are responsible for installing, testing, and maintaining equipment such as base transceiver stations (GSM PCS) to run wireless systems.

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Field Engineer, Telecommunications Tasks

  • Maintain in-depth, current knowledge of equipment.
  • Keep records of upgrades, repairs, and maintenance performed.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair deployed telecommunications equipment.

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Experience Affects Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%