Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $111,881.24* *Based on the 2020 average.
Telecommunication Employee was the 113th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 1,958 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Customs and Border Protection hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $121,928.
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.
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
Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $111,881.24. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $232,286 in 2020.
Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Telecommunications Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,740|
|IM - Employees Holding Incident Management Positions And Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1)||69|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||58|
|IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions||38|
|ZA - Administrative||13|
|IT - Employees Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) Of The Robert T Stafford Disaster Relief||9|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||6|
|CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Positions Previously Defined Under Pay Plan Codes Ad, Es, Gm, And Gs||5|
|SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives||5|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||4|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||4|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||2|
|SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay||2|
|NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path||1|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||1|
|FG - Similar To The General Schedule||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / 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|
|Miscellaneous Administration and Program||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Technical Writing and Editing||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Government Information||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Legal Assistance||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|General Legal and Kindred Administration||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Telecommunications Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Telecommunication Employee was $74,093. Since then, the average pay has increased to $111,881 in 2020.
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