Telecommunications Analyst Salary

Just under three-fifths of Telecommunications Analysts in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $41K to $89K per year, but median earnings come to around $64K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Telecommunications Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,452 - $88,539
$44K
$64K
$89K
MEDIAN: $63,829
10%
50%
90%

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$15.83 - $34.47
$16
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $25.09
10%
50%
90%

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$0$89K
Salary $44,452 - $88,539
Bonus $306.39 - $9,716
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$41,015 - $89,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 169
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $15.83 - $34.47
Overtime $0.01 - $69.53
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $306.39 - $9,716
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$41,015 - $89,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Telecommunications Analyst

A telecommunications analyst generally works for telecommunications companies, helping deliver efficient service to customers and developing solutions to any telecommunications-related problems. These analysts might work with telephone, video and/or Internet systems. Generally, they are given a budget and must develop and help implement changes to make systems more efficient. When problems are encountered in the telecommunications department, the analyst must discover what is wrong and develop fixes to restore service. Also, the analyst needs to implement preventative measures to ensure the problem will not occur again.

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Telecommunications Analyst Tasks

  • Design, maintain and assess current or future telecommunications systems and equipment.
  • Detect, comprehend and initiate fixes for network problems.
  • Configure and optimize telephone systems and services, voicemail and PBX communication systems and other related systems.

Common Career Paths for Telecommunications Analyst


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Telecommunications Analysts do not often transition into Information Technology Project Manager roles. The role averages $86K per year. Telecommunications Analysts moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Senior Telecommunications Specialists or Telecommunications Engineers. The median paychecks in those roles are $4K higher and $10K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Analyst


Telecommunications Analysts report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Cisco Networking, Nortel, Avaya, and PBX are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Windows Operating System General Use as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Excel and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know PBX also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Telecommunications Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Telecommunications Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Telecommunications Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Telecommunications Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 82 salaries. A Telecommunications Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 44 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Telecommunications Analyst?

Telecommunications Analyst in Greenville:
Pros: The flexibility to create/modify process, update equipment as needed. Working with different people and vendors. Tracking cost, invoicing and disbursement of charges throughout the hospital departments.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Telecommunications Analyst

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Analyst Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

National Average
$63,000

▼9%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Analyst Salaries


▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$63,000

PBX
▼2%

Telecommunications
▼3%


VoIP
▼5%



▼13%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼14%

Microsoft Excel
▼18%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%
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