The average hourly pay for a Telephone Technician is $24.70.
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Job Description for Telephone Technician
Telephone technicians are responsible for troubleshooting a variety of problems with telephones and restoring them to working condition. These technicians may work independently or in teams depending on the employer, and they must have in-depth knowledge of telephone systems and communications in general and stay up-to-date with all relevant technology as it improves over time. Telephone technicians are often tasked with installing and repairing telephone systems and must be be good with their …Read more
Telephone Technician Tasks
- Program and install telephone systems across a large customer base.
- Identify hardware or software problems and coordinate with vendors to find replacements if necessary.
- Respond to in-field call outs and troubleshoot issues.
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Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, Telephony, Fiber and Telecommunications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cabling.
Pay by Experience Level for Telephone Technician
An early career Telephone Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.54 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Telephone Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.60 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Telephone Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.96 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
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