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Telecommunications Engineer Salary

A Telecommunications Engineer earns an average salary of $73,756 per year.

$50,094 - $100,836
(Median)
$50K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,755
10%
50%
90%

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$20.98 - $44.44
(Median)
$21
$30
$44
MEDIAN: $30
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,094 - $100,836  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,834  
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $9,579  
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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$49,877 - $105,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 562
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.98 - $44.44  
   
Overtime
$29.23 - $62.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $9,579  
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).
)
$49,877 - $105,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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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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Experience Affects Telecommunications Engineer Salaries



National Average
$74,000



Skills That Affect Telecommunications Engineer Salaries

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
up arrow 8%

Linux
up arrow 8%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 4%

VoIP
up arrow 3%

Avaya
up arrow 3%

Telecommunications
up arrow 2%

National Average
$74,000

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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