Entry-Level Telecommunications Technician Salary

An Entry-Level Telecommunications Technician earns an average wage of $17.50 per hour.

$29,974 - $61,938
$30K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,380
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50%
90%

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$12.97 - $25.32
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.92
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50%
90%

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$0$61K
Salary $29,974 - $61,938
Bonus $246.58 - $2,553
Profit Sharing $1,100
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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$28,979 - $59,247
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.97 - $25.32
Hourly Tips $0.60
Overtime $17.99 - $39.08
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $246.58 - $2,553
Profit Sharing $1,100
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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$28,979 - $59,247
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 263

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,150

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Telecommunications Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Telecommunications Technician in Los Angeles:
"Knowledge."
Learn all aspects of this field as it changes rapidly.

Telecommunications Technician in Dallas:
"Make sure you know what you are doing."
Work hard and don't be afraid to get dirty.

Telecommunications Technician in Dallas:
"Knowledge Is Power."
Take every class your company will pay for and keep great notes. You never know when you'll need this information.

Telecommunications Technician in Virginia Beach:
"Telecom Knows."
Learn about the old and new equipment within the facilities and how they work. Try to get training if offered on all aspects of the telecom industry and get certified. Definitely know your color code. It can get stressful at times a specially when jobs are close to their duties date or you don't have the right piece parts to complete the jobs but try and remain calm and remember you can only do but so much in a days time with the resources and/or time given.

Key Stats for Telecommunications Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Telecommunications Technician Salaries

VoIP
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Systems Troubleshooting
▼2%

Telecommunications
▼3%

Troubleshooting
▼6%

Fiber
▼8%

Avaya
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%
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