Telecommunications Analyst Salary

Just over a half of Telecommunications Analysts in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $81K per year, and the average comes out to $59K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Telecommunications Analysts making up 59 percent of survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Telecommunications Analysts is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$42,812 - $79,402
(Median)
$43K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,851
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90%

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$15.21 - $38.20
(Median)
$15
$24
$38
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,812 - $79,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,386  
Profit Sharing
$1,517  
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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$39,627 - $81,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $38.20  
   
Overtime
$0.18 - $58.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,386  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,517  
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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$39,627 - $81,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Telecommunications Analyst


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Telecommunications Analysts sometimes assume positions such as Information Technology Project Managers. That role 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 Manager. The former position pays an additional $9K per year on average, and the latter position pays $16K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Analyst


Telecommunications Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Nortel, Avaya, Cisco Networking, and PBX are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 9 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. Most people experienced in PBX also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Analyst

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


Telecommunications Analysts with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $50K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $55K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $65K in this role. Telecommunications Analysts with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $69K.

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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.

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Experience Affects Telecommunications Analyst Salaries



National Average
$58,000



Skills That Affect Telecommunications Analyst Salaries

Nortel
up arrow 9%

PBX
up arrow 7%


Avaya
up arrow 7%

Telecommunications
up arrow 1%

VoIP
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 7%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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