Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Telecommunications Field Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $68K annually nationwide. Slightly more than a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Most Telecommunications Field Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$33,935 - $92,997
$34K
$68K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,728
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$16.48 - $27.82
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$0$92K
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).
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$36,337 - $86,835
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $16.48 - $27.82
Overtime $15.21 - $50.30
Annual Data $0$86K
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).
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$36,337 - $86,835
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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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, 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.

Key Stats for Field Engineer, Telecommunications

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Late-Career
▲10%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%
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