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General Telecommunications Employee - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "General Telecommunications Employee"

How much does a General Telecommunications Employee in the federal government get paid? $42,822.14* *Based on the 2013 average.

General Telecommunications Employee was the 425th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 57 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled General Telecommunications, with an average salary of $38,880.

Government General Telecommunications jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a General Telecommunications job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes one-grade interval positions that involve performing or supervising miscellaneous telecommunication duties not provided for in other occupation. Positions in this occupation do not typically involve substantial operation of telecommunications equipment to send and receive messages, but do require knowledge of telecommunications techniques to facilitate the flow of messages.

Clerical, secretary, and administrative positions fall under this category. No specialized technical background is needed for positions in this category except for stenographers which require a proficiency exam before being hired. Strong organizational and communication skills are the primary requirements for this job category. Military experience can often be applied as relevant experience when calculating starting grade. Employees in the job category receive promotions of 1 grade increase at a time.

Agencies that have hired a General Telecommunications Employee

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Park Service 31 $38,879.81
Veterans Health Administration 21 $43,606.10
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $65,393.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $50,431.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $61,195.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $65,801.00
Department of State 1 $77,040.00

General Telecommunications Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a General Telecommunications Employee is $42,822.14. The highest paid General Telecommunications Employee made $77,040 in 2013.

Common General Telecommunications Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of General Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 56
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,543.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,316.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for General Telecommunication jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Plant Protection TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Language ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
CodingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Meteorological TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Legal Instruments ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average General Telecommunications Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a General Telecommunications Employee was $47,705. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $44,135 in 2018.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0392.

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