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Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salary

With just below two-thirds of Telecommunications Field Engineers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $42K to $92K per year and averages out to $62K per year. Most Telecommunications Field Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,441 - $93,957
(Median)
$41K
$62K
$94K
MEDIAN: $61,767
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90%

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$20.77 - $38.57
(Median)
$21
$28
$39
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,441 - $93,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
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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$42,406 - $92,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.77 - $38.57  
   
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 - $8,081  
   
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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$42,406 - $92,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%
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