Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $81,009.10* *Based on the 2007 average.
2,584 EMPLOYEES
$209.25M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 92nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 2,584 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $57,684.

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
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 255 $57,684.20
Federal Bureau of Investigation 233 $80,472.12
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 205 $76,766.83
Federal Acquisition Service 185 $91,561.79
Internal Revenue Service 169 $71,548.83
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 169 $71,347.75
Drug Enforcement Administration 164 $83,730.09
Federal Emergency Management Agency 151 $81,603.28
Department of State 114 $87,314.61
Federal Aviation Administration 67 $101,213.99
Bureau of Land Management 56 $67,218.86
Forest Service 51 $77,334.20
Broadcasting Board of Governors 46 $104,671.70
Offices, Boards and Divisions 41 $97,607.78
National Park Service 40 $66,548.33
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 40 $102,780.85
National Institutes of Health 38 $88,423.32
U.S. Secret Service 37 $88,948.86
U.S. Coast Guard 36 $83,870.14
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 30 $107,384.97
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 24 $84,725.29
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 24 $90,120.71
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 21 $81,078.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 19 $91,566.11
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 18 $107,310.78
Goddard Space Flight Center 17 $90,177.35
Department of Energy 17 $73,887.24
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 16 $91,377.81
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 16 $62,868.38
Program Support Center 13 $82,082.23
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 13 $106,906.38
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 13 $80,670.15
Bureau of the Census 13 $84,322.46
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 12 $92,242.83
Geological Survey 12 $100,769.58
Office of Comptroller of Currency 11 $121,995.36
Office of Personnel Management 9 $87,805.11
Veterans Health Administration 9 $60,323.67
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $99,019.13
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 8 $109,247.25
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $81,257.14
Agricultural Research Service 7 $76,161.86
Social Security Administration 7 $79,863.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 7 $104,305.57
Financial Management Service 6 $94,281.33
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $88,381.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $69,251.17
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $70,477.40
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $82,623.80
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $81,774.40
Federal Communications Commission 5 $93,782.20
Indian Health Service 5 $68,244.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 4 $72,624.00
Indian Affairs 4 $79,254.00
Food and Drug Administration 4 $88,132.00
Transportation Security Administration 3 $80,477.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 3 $84,573.00
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $96,161.33
Peace Corps 3 $57,655.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $61,853.00
Small Business Administration 2 $84,815.00
Office of Administration 2 $109,459.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $87,515.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 2 $87,490.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $65,626.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $102,609.00
Federal Railroad Administration 2 $95,279.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $99,932.00
Maritime Administration 2 $76,640.50
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $79,884.50
U.S. Mint 2 $72,338.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $104,768.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $85,537.00
Departmental Offices 2 $88,775.00
Agency for International Development 2 $84,639.50
Administration for Children and Families 2 $87,278.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $105,220.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $98,335.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $81,854.00
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $116,163.00
Presidio Trust 1 $127,401.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $115,713.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 1 $88,101.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $115,848.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $48,076.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $63,135.00
Ames Research Center 1 $121,045.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $85,191.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $101,754.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $85,791.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $66,482.00
International Trade Administration 1 $56,783.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $102,116.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $58,315.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $121,967.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $121,399.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $77,897.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $73,445.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $103,220.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $93,382.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $112,588.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $63,135.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $86,272.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $99,111.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $82,349.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $84,691.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $81,009.10. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $173,671 in 2007.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,401
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 48
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 30
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 24
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 19
ZA - Administrative 12
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 11
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 11
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 8
ES - Senior Executive Service 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 3
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
FE - Senior Foreign Service 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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