The average rate for a Telecommunications Technician is $20.73 per hour. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Avaya is associated with high pay for this job.
Telecommunications Technician Total Pay (?
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$33,438 - $70,865
(Median)
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71K
MEDIAN: $51,955
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Telecommunications Technician Total Pay (?
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$13.32 - $31.47
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,438 - $70,865  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,848  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,959  
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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$30,295 - $72,258  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 612
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.32 - $31.47  
   
Overtime
$18.17 - $47.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,959  
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).
)
$30,295 - $72,258  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 612
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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 Difference By Location
Seattle
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New York
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Washington
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Philadelphia
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Phoenix
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Kansas City
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National Average
$49,000
Atlanta
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Denver
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Technician Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Technician Salaries

Avaya
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Troubleshooting
0%
National Average
$49,000
Telecommunications
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VoIP
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Cisco Networking
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 18%
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