Telephone Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Telephone Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $24.03 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Telephone Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,524 - $78,906
(Median)
$37K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,111
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50%
90%

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$15.51 - $32.62
(Median)
$16
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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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 (?
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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).
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$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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Telephone Technicians. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $39K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $40K. Telephone Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $61K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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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