Telecommunications Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Telecommunications Engineer is $75,367 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Cisco UCCE/IPCC and Cisco ICM.

$48,647 - $104,604
$49K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,367
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$19.58 - $48.36
$20
$29
$48
MEDIAN: $29.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,647 - $104,604  
   
Bonus
$294.79 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$982 - $5,171  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$48,198 - $109,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 399
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.58 - $48.36  
   
Overtime
$23.31 - $58.19  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$294.79 - $11,635  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$982 - $5,171  
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).
)
$48,198 - $109,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Telecommunications Engineer

A telecommunications engineer works with a company’s Ethernet, operating system (such as Novell or UNIX), security/firewall systems, and PC network. Although this job is generally an entry-level position within a company’s information technology (IT) department, a telecommunications engineer works with every facet of the company’s IT operations.

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Telecommunications Engineer Tasks

  • Inspect telecommunications equipment to ensure compliance with specification or safety codes.
  • Prepare documentation and other information for telecommunications equipment.
  • Design telecommunications components, software, and other telecommunications products or systems.
  • Provide technical support or training to staff or customers regarding telecommunications equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,660

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Telecommunications Engineer Reviews

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

Telecommunications Engineer in Peabody:
`"$Enjoyable. Interesting."`
Pros: Improves communication and impacts positively to people ways of living. I have passion and qualifications for the job hence leaving satisfied customers.
Cons: Working odd hours with impatient customers who do not want to understand the downtime on the service provision. The weather at times is bad and I need to go out and attend to emergencies.

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Key Stats for Telecommunications Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Engineer Salaries

▲13%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$75,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Engineer Salaries

Cisco UCCE/IPCC
▲18%

Cisco ICM
▲12%

▲8%

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
▲7%

▲4%

Telecommunications
▼0%

Network Management / Administration
▼0%

National Average
$75,000


Linux
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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