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Telecommunications Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Telecommunications Specialist is $56,598 per year.
Telecommunications Specialist Salary (?
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$36,939 - $81,614
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56,598
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Telecommunications Specialist Salary (?
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$14.93 - $34.99
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,939 - $81,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,397  
Profit Sharing
$295.17 - $9,787  
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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$34,381 - $81,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 250
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $34.99  
   
Overtime
$16.21 - $51.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,397  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.17 - $9,787  
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).
)
$34,381 - $81,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Job Description for Telecommunications Specialist

Telecommunications specialists are responsible for troubleshooting, implementing, and providing telecommunications support on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of ensuring the correct functioning of telecommunication devices, as well as providing regular maintenance of said devices. They interact with company staff, communicating technical issues in non-technical language, and serve as administrators for telecommunication channels to minimize downtime. In addition, telecommunications specialists provide customer support for technical requests, process data to locate possible issues, and process voice mail and calling card requests. It is essential that these specialists follow strict privacy regulations when reviewing telecommunication logs and accounts.
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Telecommunications Specialist Tasks
  • Configure and optimize telephone systems and services, voicemail and PBX communication systems and other related systems.
  • Detect, comprehend and initiate fixes for network problems.
  • Design, maintain and assess current or future telecommunications systems and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Specialist

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Pay Difference By Location

Atlanta
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Washington
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Chicago
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Dallas
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National Average
$56,000
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Specialist Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Specialist Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 3%
Telecommunications
0%
National Average
$56,000
PBX
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 9%
Wireless
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%