Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $74,092.91* *Based on the 2004 average.
2,771 EMPLOYEES
$203.83M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 92nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 2,771 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $62,434.

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
Federal Emergency Management Agency 319 $62,434.19
Federal Technology Service 252 $81,461.47
Internal Revenue Service 225 $66,424.74
Federal Bureau of Investigation 213 $72,045.21
Department of State 161 $77,190.42
Drug Enforcement Administration 151 $73,059.83
Veterans Health Administration 132 $55,034.90
Forest Service 118 $62,012.03
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 103 $76,015.50
Federal Aviation Administration 75 $88,891.15
Offices, Boards and Divisions 67 $90,404.63
Bureau of Land Management 62 $64,020.85
Broadcasting Board of Governors 50 $91,685.08
National Institutes of Health 41 $78,059.02
National Park Service 40 $61,766.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 39 $87,833.86
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 38 $81,004.37
U.S. Secret Service 37 $78,494.81
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 37 $74,549.84
Social Security Administration 36 $83,896.03
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 36 $93,240.25
U.S. Coast Guard 32 $75,495.66
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 29 $85,496.31
Department of Energy 26 $69,613.04
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 24 $91,830.33
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 23 $71,959.57
Goddard Space Flight Center 21 $87,033.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 21 $95,372.14
Geological Survey 17 $86,161.18
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 17 $72,534.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 15 $81,200.80
Bureau of the Census 14 $73,165.07
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 14 $74,494.57
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 13 $104,390.00
Environmental Protection Agency 12 $82,616.92
Ous Management 11 $102,993.91
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 11 $68,296.45
Program Support Center 10 $73,440.60
Office of Personnel Management 9 $79,414.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 9 $61,508.67
Indian Health Service 8 $59,992.38
Agency for International Development 7 $90,267.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 7 $67,639.43
Federal Communications Commission 7 $90,060.43
Office of Comptroller of Currency 7 $97,595.57
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $73,569.71
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6 $94,315.17
Financial Management Service 6 $81,088.67
Veterans Benefits Administration 6 $71,898.50
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $81,158.67
Agricultural Research Service 6 $72,027.00
U.S. Marshals Service 6 $82,504.50
Indian Affairs 5 $64,529.40
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $78,302.60
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 5 $73,616.40
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 5 $52,483.40
Office of Secretary of Transportation 5 $87,811.00
Peace Corps 4 $58,655.25
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 4 $51,513.25
Transportation Security Administration 4 $64,853.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 4 $74,328.25
Food Safety and Inspection Service 3 $76,704.67
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 3 $88,502.67
Presidio Trust 3 $101,039.67
Public Buildings Service 3 $75,368.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $73,766.00
Food and Drug Administration 3 $70,023.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $80,339.33
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $83,808.67
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 3 $73,044.00
U.S. Mint 3 $65,861.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $89,716.00
Departmental Offices 2 $72,162.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $84,925.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $87,621.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $70,248.50
Ous for Science and Technology 2 $92,720.50
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $86,908.00
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $109,354.50
Administration for Children and Families 2 $77,194.00
Ames Research Center 2 $103,254.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $69,649.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $62,854.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $71,450.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $79,064.00
Small Business Administration 2 $86,284.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $93,626.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $53,732.00
Office of Administration 2 $92,311.50
Maritime Administration 2 $67,747.50
Farm Service Agency 1 $105,025.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $72,764.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $51,572.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $88,202.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $93,742.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $99,413.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $66,701.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $73,017.00
International Trade Administration 1 $81,723.00
National Science Foundation 1 $81,723.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $88,105.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $105,094.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $88,935.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $50,329.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $62,659.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $81,723.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $86,531.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $66,701.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $119,297.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $102,253.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $89,703.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $80,569.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $55,652.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $74,092.91. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $145,600 in 2004.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,520
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 57
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 51
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 37
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 24
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 18
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 13
ZA - Administrative 12
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 10
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 7
FE - Senior Foreign Service 5
ES - Senior Executive Service 4
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 4
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 2
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / 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 ProgramAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Technical Writing and EditingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Government InformationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Legal AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
General Legal and Kindred AdministrationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Telecommunications Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Telecommunication Employee was $74,093. Since then, the average pay has increased to $100,077 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0391.

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