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


Network Engineer
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Sales Engineer
6 profiles

Director of Operations
5 profiles

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Outside Plant Engineer
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Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
4 profiles

Account Director
4 profiles

Security Engineer
3 profiles

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  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 147
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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.


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.


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.

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Key Stats for Level (3) Communications


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

Job Satisfaction

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

Popular Locations for Level (3) Communications

  1. McLean, Virginia
  2. Denver, Colorado
  3. Broomfield, Colorado
  4. Tulsa, Oklahoma
  5. Phoenix, Arizona
  6. Atlanta, Georgia
  7. New York, New York

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