Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salary

A sizeable majority of Telecommunications Field Engineers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $68K per year. While some workers in this profession — close to one-fourth — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and over one-half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Telecommunications Field Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$34,727 - $91,000
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$66K
$91K
MEDIAN: $66,333
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$16.77 - $30.41
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$0$91K
Salary $34,727 - $91,000
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,051
Total Pay (?
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$36,298 - $85,655
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $16.77 - $30.41
Overtime $15.32 - $49.91
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,051
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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$36,298 - $85,655
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Field Engineer, Telecommunications

Field engineers in telecommunications play a key role in maintaining communications systems, and are responsible for installing, testing, and maintaining equipment such as base transceiver stations (GSM PCS) to run wireless systems.

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Field Engineer, Telecommunications Tasks

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair deployed telecommunications equipment.
  • Keep records of upgrades, repairs, and maintenance performed.
  • Maintain in-depth, current knowledge of equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Engineer, Telecommunications

Pay by Experience for a Field Engineer, Telecommunications has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Engineer, Telecommunications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Engineer, Telecommunications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Field Engineer, Telecommunications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 11 salaries. A Field Engineer, Telecommunications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Field Engineer, Telecommunications

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Field Engineer, Telecommunications Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 24%
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