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Telecommunications Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Telecommunications Technician is $20.81 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Nortel is associated with high pay for this job.
Telecommunications Technician Salary (?
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$33,967 - $73,031
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,801
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Telecommunications Technician Salary (?
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$13.67 - $31.48
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,967 - $73,031  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,854  
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $2,936  
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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$30,645 - $73,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $31.48  
   
Overtime
$18.63 - $48.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,854  
   
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $2,936  
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).
)
$30,645 - $73,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 476
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Job Description for Telecommunications Technician

A telecommunications technician is responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and general supervision of telecommunications lines, including telephones, voice mail systems, fax lines, security, Internet, and wireless systems.
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Telecommunications Technician Tasks
  • Maintain and repair networks by testing circuits, isolating malfunctions, and repairing equipment.
  • Demonstrate proper equipment usage to customers.
  • Establish and remove wiring, hardware, and equipment used in communication systems and networks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Technician

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Seattle
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Washington
up arrow 28%
Philadelphia
up arrow 18%
Phoenix
up arrow 17%
Los Angeles
up arrow 8%
San Diego
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Kansas City
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National Average
$49,000
Atlanta
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Houston
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Baltimore
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Dallas
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Technician Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Technician Salaries

Nortel
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up arrow 9%
Troubleshooting
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Cisco Networking
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Telecommunications
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National Average
$49,000
VoIP
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%