A Telecommunications Engineer earns an average salary of $74,319 per year.

$49,619 - $101,963
(Median)
$50K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,319
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90%

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$20.67 - $46.29
(Median)
$21
$31
$46
MEDIAN: $30
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,619 - $101,963  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$982 - $7,147  
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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$49,512 - $106,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 411
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.67 - $46.29  
   
Overtime
$22.51 - $58.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$201.34 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$982 - $7,147  
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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$49,512 - $106,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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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 by Experience Level for Telecommunications Engineer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,786

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Experience Affects Telecommunications Engineer Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect Telecommunications Engineer Salaries

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
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VoIP
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Network Management / Administration
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Cisco Networking
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National Average
$75,000

Telecommunications
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Linux
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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