Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Communications Technician make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$55,060 / yrTotal Pay
$51,789 / yrBase Pay
$3,272 / yrAdditional Pay

$55,060

 / yr
$37K$82K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Communications Technician is $55,060 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,789 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,272 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Communications Technician

Some related job titles are Field Technician Salaries with median pay of $45,533, Cable Technician Salaries with median pay of $51,583, Telecommunications Technician Salaries with median pay of $59,645, Electronics Technician Salaries with median pay of $54,509.

Top Paying Companies

For a Communications Technician in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Communications Technician in United States. Employers include Verizon, AT&T and Xfinity.

1
Verizon
Verizon
$69,123/yr
2
AT&T
$68,759/yr
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Communications TechnicianSee 146 salaries from all locations

$29

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$68,759

 / yr

$26

 / hr

$27

 / hr

$58,942

 / yr

$25

 / hr

$29

 / hr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Communications Technician in United States

The top 3 paying industries for a Communications Technician in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $62,356, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $61,225 and Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $60,407.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$62,356

    1% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$61,225

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$60,407

    2% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Communications Technician are Xfinity and Lumen.

XfinityXfinity$64,136/yr
LumenLumen$60,576/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Media & Communications?

Media and communications jobs are expected to see increased demand due to growth in different communications platforms. Digital expertise will become increasingly important as consumers continue to shift away from print, radio and television and towards electronic media. Most media & communications careers require higher education, although this varies greatly depending on the field, and usually offer above-average pay.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Communication Technician

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$40

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Communication Designer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$67,000

/yr

$65K | $2K

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Signal Officer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Communications Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Communication Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$29

/hr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Communications Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$62,500

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Satellite Communication Tech

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$36,702

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

4-6 years
4 days ago
Signal Officer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,150

/yr

$80K | $150

Submitted5 days ago

4-6 years
5 days ago
Communications Technician

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$34

/hr

Submitted5 days ago

15+ years
5 days ago

Communications Technician pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Communications Technician is $51,789 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Communications Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 627 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Communications Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Communications Technician in United States is $76,198 per year.

The lowest salary for a Communications Technician in United States is $35,198 per year.

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