Telecommunications Analyst Salary

Telecommunications Analysts who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over one-half of Telecommunications Analysts. Pay fluctuates from $40K to $81K per year, but expected earnings average $59K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Telecommunications Analysts is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Male Telecommunications Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$42,812 - $79,402
(Median)
$43K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,851
10%
50%
90%

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$15.21 - $38.20
(Median)
$15
$24
$38
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
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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Though not the most common occurrence, Telecommunications Analysts sometimes become Information Technology Project Managers, where the average income is $86K per year. Senior Telecommunications Specialists or Telecommunications Managers are common next-step roles for Telecommunications Analysts moving up in their careers; annual pay for Senior Telecommunications Specialists is $9K higher on average, and it's $16K higher for Telecommunications Managers.

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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. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. Most people who know 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.


For Telecommunications Analysts, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $50K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $55K on average. Telecommunications Analysts bring in $65K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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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