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Telephone Technician Salary

Male Telephone Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $24.57 per hour in the United States. While nearly one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$34,087 - $82,424
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$82K
MEDIAN: $48,937
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90%

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$16.25 - $32.91
(Median)
$16
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,087 - $82,424  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,069  
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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$35,148 - $76,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.25 - $32.91  
   
Overtime
$25.60 - $46.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,069  
   
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).
)
$35,148 - $76,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
United States (change)

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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Experience Affects Telephone Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 24%