Telephone Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Telephone Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $24.03 per hour nationwide. Most Telephone Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$36,524 - $78,906
(Median)
$37K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,111
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90%

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$15.51 - $32.62
(Median)
$16
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,524 - $78,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
Profit Sharing
$1,622  
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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$33,448 - $76,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.51 - $32.62  
   
Overtime
$23.79 - $48.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,622  
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).
)
$33,448 - $76,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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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.


For many Telephone Technicians, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $39K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $40K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. 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 20%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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