Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $78,482.03* *Based on the 2006 average.
2,707 EMPLOYEES
$211.9M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 91st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 2,707 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $63,922.

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 391 $63,921.54
Federal Bureau of Investigation 249 $76,057.82
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 223 $74,123.81
Federal Technology Service 202 $87,142.76
Internal Revenue Service 183 $68,631.90
Drug Enforcement Administration 165 $80,726.92
Department of State 132 $84,185.71
Veterans Health Administration 121 $59,338.13
Federal Aviation Administration 67 $97,470.58
Bureau of Land Management 58 $66,605.31
Forest Service 56 $74,176.24
Offices, Boards and Divisions 54 $96,227.74
Broadcasting Board of Governors 49 $100,259.08
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 40 $92,751.83
National Institutes of Health 40 $84,475.65
U.S. Secret Service 39 $86,133.31
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 38 $103,141.97
National Park Service 37 $66,635.97
U.S. Coast Guard 36 $78,705.14
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 31 $100,781.42
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 30 $89,887.67
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 26 $84,089.12
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 24 $87,435.88
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 22 $78,476.41
Department of Energy 21 $73,426.81
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 19 $89,647.42
Goddard Space Flight Center 18 $87,736.39
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 16 $106,426.50
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 14 $109,978.14
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 14 $63,757.21
Bureau of the Census 13 $81,377.08
Program Support Center 13 $78,351.54
Geological Survey 13 $93,296.54
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 12 $85,360.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 12 $72,845.33
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 11 $103,461.82
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 11 $79,988.18
Social Security Administration 10 $90,420.20
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $97,815.75
Office of Personnel Management 8 $89,458.38
Office of Comptroller of Currency 8 $112,026.75
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $78,469.71
Agricultural Research Service 7 $72,602.00
Federal Communications Commission 7 $98,669.14
Indian Health Service 7 $66,131.71
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6 $104,816.33
Financial Management Service 6 $91,218.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $65,575.17
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 6 $82,029.83
Agency for International Development 6 $97,146.33
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $84,689.17
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $79,447.60
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $73,751.60
Indian Affairs 4 $76,498.25
Food and Drug Administration 4 $81,349.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 4 $55,236.25
Peace Corps 4 $57,977.25
Veterans Benefits Administration 4 $77,305.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4 $74,688.75
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $92,820.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $110,453.00
Transportation Security Administration 3 $88,243.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 3 $79,790.33
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $112,736.67
Office of Administration 2 $103,594.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $93,227.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 2 $81,570.50
Maritime Administration 2 $74,665.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $99,964.50
U.S. Mint 2 $72,303.50
Presidio Trust 2 $112,700.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $100,547.50
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $95,834.00
Departmental Offices 2 $85,405.00
Administration for Children and Families 2 $85,069.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $95,728.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $97,500.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $77,549.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $82,085.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $62,645.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $82,509.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $36,671.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $95,398.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $90,242.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $59,701.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $79,931.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $79,931.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $112,734.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $79,931.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $99,597.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $118,828.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $114,688.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $71,552.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $99,827.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $109,687.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $131,629.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $62,291.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $77,704.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $96,298.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $55,502.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $97,976.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $61,510.00
Small Business Administration 1 $100,554.00
Ames Research Center 1 $116,787.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $78,055.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $103,594.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $113,791.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $83,391.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $78,482.03. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $160,549 in 2006.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,521
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 49
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 31
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 31
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 18
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
ZA - Administrative 9
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 9
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 8
ES - Senior Executive Service 6
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 4
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 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
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / 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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