Telecommunications Analyst Salary

Telecommunications Analysts in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with a little over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $62K annually on average but can range from $41K to $87K per year. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most receive medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision insurance. There are more male Telecommunications Analysts than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 61 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$43,672 - $89,153
$44K
$62K
$89K
MEDIAN: $62,446
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$15.62 - $34.72
$16
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$35
MEDIAN: $24.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,672 - $89,153  
   
Bonus
$291.87 - $9,192  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$41,120 - $87,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$15.62 - $34.72  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $68.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$291.87 - $9,192  
   
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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$41,120 - $87,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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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While Telecommunications Analysts do not often become Information Technology Project Managers, the job pays $86K per year on average. The most common next step for a Telecommunications Analyst is to become a Senior Telecommunications Specialist or a Telecommunications Engineer. The former position pays an additional $6K per year on average, and the latter position pays $12K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Analyst


Survey takers working as Telecommunications Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Nortel, Avaya, Cisco Networking, and PBX are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 6 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. Those proficient in PBX are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Telecommunications Analysts, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $50K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $59K. For Telecommunications Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $72K.

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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
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Analyst Salaries

▲18%

▲13%

National Average
$61,000

▼4%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Analyst Salaries

Nortel
▲6%


▲3%

PBX
▲1%

Telecommunications
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

VoIP
▼2%



▼10%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼11%

Microsoft Excel
▼15%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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