Telecommunications Analyst Salary

With a little over a half of Telecommunications Analysts in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Telecommunications Analysts is $63K per year and can range from $41K on the lower end to $88K per year near the higher end. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and the greater part get vision benefits. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,732 - $88,976
$44K
$63K
$89K
MEDIAN: $62,816
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$17.00 - $34.72
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MEDIAN: $24.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,732 - $88,976  
   
Bonus
$292.77 - $9,156  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$41,084 - $87,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $34.72  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $68.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$292.77 - $9,156  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$41,084 - $87,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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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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Though some Telecommunications Analysts move into positions like Information Technology Project Manager (where the average salary is $86K), this progression is not the norm. Telecommunications Analysts typically move into roles as Senior Telecommunications Specialists or Telecommunications Engineers, and those positions pay $6K more and $12K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Analyst


Telecommunications Analysts seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Cisco Networking, Nortel, Avaya, and PBX are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. 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
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Analyst Salaries

▲18%

▲14%

National Average
$61,000

▼6%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Analyst Salaries


▲6%

▲3%

PBX
▲1%

Telecommunications
▼0%

National Average
$61,000


VoIP
▼2%



▼10%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼12%

Microsoft Excel
▼15%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%