Salary for Telecommunications Engineering Specialists

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Individuals working as telecommunications engineering specialists supervise the installation and maintenance of data, voice and video communications systems. They keep detailed service records, and stay in contact with vendors in order to obtain the best prices for their clients. Additionally, these professionals may work with users to create in-house communications systems that meet organizational requirements. They may also be involved in data backup and recovery planning and/or execution. A strong computer science background is generally required.

A Telecommunications Engineering Specialist earns wages that can range from 64000 - 96000 depending on experience and domain knowledge. Telecommunications Engineering Specialists will most likely earn an average wage of Eighty Eight Thousand Eight Hundred dollars each year.

Telecommunications Engineering Specialists can receive the best pay in the District of Columbia, where they can get a compensation of approximately $116420. These employees can expect the most salary in Public Administration, where they can earn salary pay of $103380.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.55 percent nationwide in that time.
Telecommunications Engineering Specialists tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $103,380
Public Administration $102,400
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $99,720
Information $90,790
Manufacturing $89,970
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $88,720
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $67,570
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $71,080
Other Services (except Public Administration) $72,810
Construction $74,750
Retail Trade $75,920
Finance and Insurance $79,140