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Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salary

Telecommunications Field Engineers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent about three-fifths of Telecommunications Field Engineers. Salaries average out to around $63K annually and spread from $44K to $93K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Telecommunications Field Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,189 - $90,604
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$91K
MEDIAN: $62,956
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90%

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$19.70 - $38.80
(Median)
$20
$27
$39
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,189 - $90,604  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,274  
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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$44,482 - $92,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$19.70 - $38.80  
   
Overtime
$23.55 - $58.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,274  
   
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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$44,482 - $92,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%