The average wage for a Communications Technician is C$21.97 per hour.

C$44,698 - C$83,457
C$45K
C$62K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$61,563
10%
50%
90%
C$18.43 - C$37.43
C$18
C$24
C$37
MEDIAN: C$24.35
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$85K
Salary C$44,698 - C$83,457
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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C$40,029 - C$85,300
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data C$0C$65
Hourly Rate C$18.43 - C$37.43
Overtime C$25.67 - C$65.98
Annual Data C$0C$85K
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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C$40,029 - C$85,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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.

Communications Technician Pay By Employer

$0$83K

$37,292

AT&T Inc.
10 profiles
$71,514

$49,132

U.S. Army
7 profiles
$36,000

Communications Technician Job Listings

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 C$49,000 based on 10 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 C$54,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Communications Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 9 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 C$62,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$57,300

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

Key Stats for Communications Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Communications Technician Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

National Average
C$57,000

▼5%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 5%