The average salary for a Telecommunications Network Engineer is $79,775.
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Job Description for Telecommunications Network Engineer
Telecommunications network engineers are in charge of ensuring their company's networking and telecommunications services/devices function as expected. They provide support to end users, as well as complete routine maintenance on company devices such as routers, switches, and complex telephone systems. They also perform root cause analysis on complex communication issues and research methods to increase connectivity efficiency. Additionally, telecommunications network engineers analyze networks …Read more
Telecommunications Network Engineer Tasks
- Plan, design, troubleshoot, and oversee construction and maintenance of telecommunications networks and equipment used for telephones, voicemail, PBX, video or data communication.
- Provide high level support and disaster recovery expertise.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Telecommunications Network Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Telecommunications Network Engineer are from the companies Sprint Nextel Corporation, Verizon Wireless and Frontier Communications Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at AT&T Inc. where the average pay is $94,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel Corporation, earning around $84,754 and $78,715, respectively. Comcast Cable, Inc. pays the lowest at around $61,750. Frontier Communications Inc. and CenturyLink also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,550 and $70,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Network Engineer
Skills in Cisco Networking and IP Network are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, VoIP and Telecommunications.
Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Network Engineer
An entry-level Telecommunications Network Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,290 based on 14 salaries. An early career Telecommunications Network Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,881 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Telecommunications Network Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,095 based on 125 salaries. An experienced Telecommunications Network Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,055 based on 179 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,168.
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Employees with Telecommunications Network Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 64.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (18.8% more) and Denver, Colorado (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (19.2% less), Austin, Texas (10.0% less) and Overland Park, Kansas (3.1% less).
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