Average Salary for Level (3) Communications Employees

An average Level (3) Communications employee can expect to make $84K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Level (3) Communications employees is your role at the company, though geography and your experience level play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Level (3) Communications Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Network Engineer
6 profiles
$83,508
$79K$93K

Sales Engineer
6 profiles
$98,734
$64K$124K

Director of Operations
5 profiles
$134,653
$120K$149K

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Account Director
5 profiles
$80,000
$65K$121K

Outside Plant Engineer
4 profiles
$81,182
$55K$113K

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
4 profiles
$63,620
$39K$103K

Tax Analyst
3 profiles
$70,409
$56K$86K

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  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
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Jobs

Nearing the top of the pay scale are Directors of Operations, Sales Engineers, Network Engineers, and Outside Plant Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $128K annually, the other salaries come in at $97K, about $88K, and approximately $84K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Level (3) Communications are Project Managers — the median salary for this role approaches $56K.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Tulsa, Okla. ($98K), Denver, Colo. (about $97K), and Los Angeles, Calif. ($86K) are the next top-paying cities. Phoenix, Ariz. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $61K. By state, Level (3) Communications pays its Virginia employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $110K annually.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $59K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Level (3) Communications for between five and 10 years earn $73K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $93K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Cisco Certified Network Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $120K annually) than those without credentials. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Level (3) Communications come out on top, and their salaries approach around $110K per year.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Cisco Networking; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $94K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Level (3) Communications is Project Management, with close to one-sixth considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Account Management, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers report contributing to a 401(k). Almost all employees can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, and life insurance.

Level (3) Communications Job Listings

Key Stats for Level (3) Communications

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Salary
$45,515 - $90,387
Salary
$57,422 - $110,016

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
24%
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