Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $96,762.54* *Based on the 2016 average.
2,208 EMPLOYEES
$213.46M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 104th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 2,208 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $88,278.

Government Telecommunications jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Telecommunications job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. 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 positions that involve 1) technical and analytical work pertaining to the planning, development, acquisition, testing, integration, installation, utilization, or modification of telecommunications systems, facilities, services, and procedures; 2) managerial and staff work in the planning, implementation, or program management of telecommunications programs, systems, and services or, 3) line supervision over communications operations, when such work includes responsibility for management functions such as planning, recommending changes and determining organizational structure, staffing, training, and budgetary requirements.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Telecommunication Employee

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 293 $88,277.98
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 274 $65,629.79
Federal Bureau of Investigation 228 $96,496.20
Drug Enforcement Administration 196 $101,772.29
Federal Emergency Management Agency 168 $96,002.20
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 131 $85,073.06
Federal Acquisition Service 99 $109,722.67
Bureau of Land Management 57 $74,598.42
Federal Aviation Administration 54 $118,883.07
U.S. Coast Guard 49 $100,740.20
Broadcasting Board of Governors 46 $118,240.09
Forest Service 44 $87,643.09
National Protection and Programs Directorate 43 $127,474.74
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 41 $117,798.78
National Institutes of Health 36 $108,643.31
National Park Service 36 $81,746.08
U.S. Secret Service 35 $111,732.94
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 29 $118,329.90
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 22 $108,630.82
Offices, Boards and Divisions 20 $109,502.35
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 20 $106,817.25
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 18 $88,093.22
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 16 $92,426.13
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 14 $101,035.71
Veterans Health Administration 11 $93,870.73
Department of Energy 11 $91,115.91
Federal Communications Commission 9 $106,476.67
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 8 $112,334.63
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $120,330.63
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 8 $107,951.75
Transportation Security Administration 7 $86,897.29
Agricultural Research Service 7 $85,689.86
Office of Personnel Management 7 $99,808.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 7 $92,142.57
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 7 $74,136.29
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 6 $134,424.33
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 6 $109,926.33
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $101,176.00
Geological Survey 5 $115,631.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 5 $106,222.20
Bureau of the Census 5 $91,469.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 5 $87,381.40
Assistant Secretary for Administration 4 $95,714.50
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $157,311.75
Indian Affairs 4 $74,712.00
Food and Drug Administration 4 $91,283.75
Indian Health Service 4 $70,933.25
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $83,646.67
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $91,107.33
Peace Corps 3 $109,467.33
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 3 $104,935.33
National Gallery of Art 3 $82,129.33
Goddard Space Flight Center 3 $106,202.67
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $106,968.67
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $90,195.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $102,932.50
Maritime Administration 2 $91,068.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $97,244.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $105,895.50
Administration for Children and Families 2 $105,875.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $114,499.00
Small Business Administration 2 $85,116.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $140,564.00
Ames Research Center 2 $125,480.00
Social Security Administration 2 $94,203.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $103,410.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $115,548.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $109,336.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $99,905.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $121,635.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $76,378.00
International Trade Administration 1 $84,017.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $115,041.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $99,905.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $86,564.00
Presidio Trust 1 $95,732.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $108,987.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $68,950.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $151,496.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 1 $79,554.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $118,069.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $115,041.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $108,987.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $140,023.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $105,960.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $118,069.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $108,987.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $114,480.00
Office of Administration 1 $92,323.00
Federal Student Aid 1 $89,610.00
Langley Research Center 1 $101,161.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $90,823.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $99,905.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $129,085.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $89,110.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $135,945.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $81,894.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $96,762.54. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $231,656 in 2016.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,067
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 61
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 19
ZA - Administrative 14
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 7
ES - Senior Executive Service 7
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 7
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 6
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,514.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $134,776.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0300 GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE, CLERICAL, AND OFFICE SERVICES GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Telecommunications jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
MessengerClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Writing and EditingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
SecretaryClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Legal AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
General Legal and Kindred AdministrationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Telecommunications Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Telecommunication Employee was $74,093. Since then, the average pay has increased to $96,763 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0391.

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