A Telecommunications Engineer earns an average salary of $73,905 per year.
Telecommunications Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,104 - $101,472
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $73,905
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Telecommunications Engineer Total Pay (?
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$19.39 - $43.36
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,104 - $101,472  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,771  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $6,589  
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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$49,743 - $106,295  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $43.36  
   
Overtime
$28.62 - $63.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,771  
   
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $6,589  
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).
)
$49,743 - $106,295  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 495
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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
  • Design telecommunications components, software, and other telecommunications products or systems.
  • Provide technical support or training to staff or customers regarding telecommunications equipment.
  • Inspect telecommunications equipment to ensure compliance with specification or safety codes.
  • Prepare documentation and other information for telecommunications equipment.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Denver
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New York
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Plano
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Dallas
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National Average
$74,000
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Engineer Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Engineer Salaries

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VoIP
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Telecommunications
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National Average
$74,000
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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