Telephone Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Telephone Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $23.96 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — close to one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,763 - $83,327

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$15.46 - $32.84

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,763 - $83,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
Total Pay (?
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$33,504 - $77,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $32.84  
   
Overtime
$23.23 - $47.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
   
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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$33,504 - $77,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Telephone Technician

  • Respond to in-field call outs and troubleshoot issues.
  • Identify hardware or software problems and coordinate with vendors to find replacements if necessary.
  • Program and install telephone systems across a large customer base.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telephone Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. During the first five years of their careers, Telephone Technicians see a median income of $39K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $40K. Telephone Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $50K. Telephone Technicians who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $61K.

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Experience Affects Telephone Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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