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Telephone Technician Salary

Men account for the majority of Telephone Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $24.23 per hour. Although one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,776 - $83,845
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$84K
MEDIAN: $49,576
10%
50%
90%

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$15.55 - $32.78
(Median)
$16
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,776 - $83,845  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
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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$33,542 - $76,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $32.78  
   
Overtime
$24.58 - $47.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
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).
)
$33,542 - $76,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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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. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $40K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $40K. Telephone Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $50K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $61K on average.

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Experience Affects Telephone Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 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: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 21%
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