The average salary for a Telecommunications Specialist is $61,231.
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Job Description for Telecommunications Specialist
Telecommunications specialists are responsible for troubleshooting, implementing, and providing telecommunications support on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of ensuring the correct functioning of telecommunication devices, as well as providing regular maintenance of said devices. They interact with company staff, communicating technical issues in non-technical language, and serve as administrators for telecommunication channels to minimize downtime. In addition, telecommunicati…Read more
Telecommunications Specialist Tasks
- Design, maintain and assess current or future telecommunications systems and equipment.
- Detect, comprehend and initiate fixes for network problems.
- Configure and optimize telephone systems and services, voicemail and PBX communication systems and other related systems.
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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Specialist
Skills in PBX and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Wireless, Microsoft Office and Telecommunications.
Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Specialist
An entry-level Telecommunications Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,506 based on 14 salaries. An early career Telecommunications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,602 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Telecommunications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,924 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Telecommunications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,291 based on 114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,531.
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Employees with Telecommunications Specialist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.9% more) and San Diego, California (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (15.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (14.7% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (9.9% less).
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