Senior Telecommunications Specialist Salary

With more than four-fifths of Senior Telecommunications Specialists 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 $49K to $102K per year and averages out to $71K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Senior Telecommunications Specialists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,661 - $97,942
$50K
$71K
$98K
MEDIAN: $70,632
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50%
90%

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$21.32 - $43.08
$21
$31
$43
MEDIAN: $31.06
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$0$102K
Salary $49,661 - $97,942
Bonus $-0.50 - $17,754
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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$49,145 - $102,427
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $21.32 - $43.08
Overtime $25.00 - $61.42
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $-0.50 - $17,754
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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$49,145 - $102,427
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Senior Telecommunications Specialist

A senior telecommunications specialist oversees a variety of electronic communication media, typically supervising and working with a telecommunications or information technology (IT) department. They ensures that all the ways the organization communicates (such as company email, company phones and phone lines, and video-conferencing software and hardware) operate properly and at maximum efficiency, and they may make recommendations to an analyst or an IT or communications department head regarding potential improvements. They may help to establish organization rules for company-issued equipment and must ensure that all software and security measures are up-to-date and installed properly.

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Senior Telecommunications Specialist Tasks

  • Design, develop and test telecommunications software solutions.
  • Review, analyze, evaluate and maintain an organization's telecommunications system.
  • Train customers in telecommunications features and functionality.
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair telecommunications systems.
  • Examine new services offered by vendors and makes recommendations to management.

Common Career Paths for Senior Telecommunications Specialist


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Senior Telecommunications Specialists' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Telecommunications Manager. Median pay for Telecommunications Managers is $74K.

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Popular Skills for Senior Telecommunications Specialist


Senior Telecommunications Specialists report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Avaya, Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use, and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 18 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like PBX, Telecommunications, and Microsoft Word. For most people, competency in PBX indicates knowledge of Wireless and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Telecommunications Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Senior Telecommunications Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Telecommunications Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Telecommunications Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Senior Telecommunications Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 51 salaries. A Senior Telecommunications Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 29 salaries.

Senior Telecommunications Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Telecommunications Specialist?

Senior Telecommunications Specialist in New York:
"Mike Swayne."
Pros: Great Place to Work, good people.
Cons: Long Hours.

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Key Stats for Senior Telecommunications Specialist

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Senior Telecommunications Specialist Salaries

▲13%

National Average
$72,000

▼2%

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Senior Telecommunications Specialist Salaries

Avaya
▲18%


Windows Operating System General Use
▲7%


National Average
$72,000

▼1%

▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼7%


PBX
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%
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