Telecommunications Network Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Telecommunications Network Engineer is $71,023 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Network Architecture / Design and Avaya.
Telecommunications Network Engineer Salary (?
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$49,232 - $99,419
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MEDIAN: $71,022
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Telecommunications Network Engineer Salary (?
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$15.70 - $42.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,232 - $99,419  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,457  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $10,000  
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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$46,583 - $103,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 618
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.70 - $42.59  
   
Overtime
$18.72 - $62.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,457  
   
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $10,000  
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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$46,583 - $103,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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Job Description for Telecommunications Network Engineer

Telecommunications network engineers are in charge of ensuring their company's networking and telecommunications services/devices function as expected. They provide support to end users, as well as complete routine maintenance on company devices such as routers, switches, and complex telephone systems. They also perform root cause analysis on complex communication issues and research methods to increase connectivity efficiency. Additionally, telecommunications network engineers analyze networks and databases to ensure data security and minimize risks of data loss or intrusion.
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Telecommunications Network Engineer Tasks
  • Provide high level support and disaster recovery expertise.
  • Plan, design, troubleshoot, and oversee construction and maintenance of telecommunications networks and equipment used for telephones, voicemail, PBX, video or data communication.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Network Engineer

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Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
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Chicago
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New York
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National Average
$71,000
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Network Engineer Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Network Engineer Salaries

Avaya
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Project Management
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Cisco Networking
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IP Network
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National Average
$71,000
Network Support
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Switching and Routing
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Network Management / Administration
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Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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