Entry-Level Telecommunications Technician Salary

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

$30,486 - $60,873
$30K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,078
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50%
90%

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$12.62 - $24.90
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.50
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,486 - $60,873  
   
Bonus
$245.34 - $4,932  
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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$28,711 - $58,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $24.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.60  
Overtime
$17.53 - $38.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$245.34 - $4,932  
   
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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$28,711 - $58,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,198

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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 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 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
23%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Telecommunications Technician Salaries

VoIP
▲3%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Telecommunications
▼1%

Troubleshooting
▼4%

Fiber
▼6%

Avaya
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%