The average salary for a Communications Technician in Australia is AU$70,950.
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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. Communications technicians are frequently required to stand and move on a daily basis, as well as lift loads of up to 100 pounds. The indivi…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Communications Technician
Wireless Data Communications
Skills in Telecommunications, Wireless Data Communications, Fiber, Electronic Troubleshooting and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Communications Technician
An entry-level Communications Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$61,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Communications Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,925 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Communications Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$76,268 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Communications Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$71,338 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$85,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Communications Technician in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 6.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (5.7% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (28.1% less).
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