Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salary
|Salary||$33,935 - $92,997|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $4,966|
|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).)
|$36,337 - $86,835|
|Hourly Rate||$16.48 - $27.82|
|Overtime||$15.21 - $50.30|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $4,966|
|Total Pay (||$36,337 - $86,835|
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.Read More...
Their general duties include various maintenance routines on equipment to ensure optimal performance, as well as component-repairs and even construction of new towers. Tools used include radios, network facilities, and interconnect devices, and there is some risk involved when working high above the ground and around high voltage systems. The daily routine includes working outdoors and being available for repairs during emergency hours (on-call), so long hours should be expected.
These field engineers also work with other engineers and construction personnel when completing maintenance and equipment installations, and typically report to a supervisor within the company. Standard prerequisites for the position include a two-year technical degree, and most employers require at least some prior experience with telecommunications systems. Field engineers work highly demanding schedules because they are often on-call, so they must be able to commute (usually in a repair truck) to the site of the repair and work until service is restored.
Field Engineer, Telecommunications Tasks
- Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair deployed telecommunications equipment.
- Keep records of upgrades, repairs, and maintenance performed.
- Maintain in-depth, current knowledge of equipment.
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Pay by Experience Level for Field Engineer, Telecommunications
Pay by Experience for a Field Engineer, Telecommunications has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Engineer, Telecommunications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Engineer, Telecommunications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Field Engineer, Telecommunications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 11 salaries. A Field Engineer, Telecommunications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 9 salaries.
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