A Communications Technician earns an average salary of AU$68,946 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$46,608 - AU$100,231
AU$47K
AU$69K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$69,055
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50%
90%
AU$20.93 - AU$43.56
AU$21
AU$30
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$29.60
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$100K
Salary AU$46,608 - AU$100,231
Bonus AU$4,000
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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AU$46,221 - AU$100,623
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data AU$0AU$70
Hourly Rate AU$20.93 - AU$43.56
Overtime AU$32.00 - AU$70.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$100K
Bonus AU$4,000
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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AU$46,221 - AU$100,623
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Communications Technician

A communications technician uses their knowledge on a wide range of electronics to set up, troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair electronics. This can include such devices as tablets, phones, printers, laptops, and more complicated pieces of equipment. They must repair damaged and malfunctioning equipment while following strict repair policies and procedures.

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Communications Technician Tasks

  • Install and configure telecommunications hardware like cables, computers, networks, phones and printers.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain equipment, hardware and software.
  • Lay lines and cables through walls, then repairing the overall appearance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Technician

Pay by Experience for a Communications Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Communications Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 37 salaries. A Communications Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,587

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Communications Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Communications Technician Salaries

▲17%

▲4%

▲4%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 87%