Telecommunications Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Telecommunications Engineer is $74,187 per year. A skill in Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is associated with high pay for this job.
Telecommunications Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,282 - $102,402
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MEDIAN: $74,186
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Telecommunications Engineer Total Pay (?
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$19.59 - $44.08
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,282 - $102,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,754  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $6,638  
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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$49,790 - $107,484  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 548
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.59 - $44.08  
   
Overtime
$28.88 - $63.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,754  
   
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $6,638  
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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$49,790 - $107,484  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 548
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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

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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New York
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Houston
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Seattle
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Washington
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Plano
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Phoenix
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Charlotte
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Dallas
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National Average
$74,000
Chicago
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Atlanta
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Los Angeles
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Miami
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Baltimore
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Engineer Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Engineer Salaries

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
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Telecommunications
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VoIP
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Avaya
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Cisco Networking
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National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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