Average Telecommunications Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Telecommunications Manager is $79,930.
MEDIAN $79,930
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$51k - $120k
$495 - $15k
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$992 - $13k
$0 - $19k
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$49k - $122k

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Job Description for Telecommunications Manager

Telecommunications Manager Tasks
  • Supervise installation, construction, maintenance and operations of telecommunications system and related services.
  • Ensure compliance with the rules and regulations imposed by government for the operation of telecommunications systems.
  • Understand the design, operation and maintenance of all telecommunications equipment.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Manager

Skills in Avaya are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Wireless, Microsoft Office, PBX and Telecommunications.

Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Manager

An early career Telecommunications Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,130 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Telecommunications Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,507 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Telecommunications Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,738 based on 161 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,379.
Employees with Telecommunications Manager in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 25.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.0% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (7.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less).

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