Wireless Communications Engineer Salary

Wireless Communications Engineers in the United States can expect wages of $81K per year on average. Men make up the vast majority of Wireless Communications Engineers (88 percent) who took the survey. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,268 - $128,049
$40K
$83K
$130K
MEDIAN: $82,646
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50%
90%

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$10.74 - $28.25
$20
MEDIAN: $19.65
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$0$128K
Salary $40,268 - $128,049
Bonus $489 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $0.00
Total Pay (?
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$31,243 - $128,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $19.65
Overtime $31.10
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $489 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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$31,243 - $128,380
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Wireless Communications Engineer

A wireless communications engineer is a very specialized engineering employee engaged in the research, development, and implementation of all sorts of wireless technologies. This can include wireless phones, broadband networks and systems, and radio frequency tech. Typically employed by electronics developers or communication companies, a wireless communication engineer will normally have numerous job hats to wear at various times within these categories.

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Wireless Communications Engineer Tasks

  • Inspect telecommunications equipment to ensure compliance with specification or safety codes.
  • Prepare documentation and other information for telecommunications equipment.
  • Design telecommunications components, software, and other telecommunications products or systems.
  • Provide technical support or training to staff or customers regarding telecommunications equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Wireless Communications Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Wireless Communications Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Wireless Communications Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Wireless Communications Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Wireless Communications Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 13 salaries. A Wireless Communications Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Wireless Communications Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Wireless Communications Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Late-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Wireless Communications Engineer Salaries

National Average
$81,000

Project Management
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 14%