Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $84,649.87* *Based on the 2008 average.
2,595 EMPLOYEES
$219.41M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 92nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 2,595 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $59,913.

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 271 $59,912.91
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 235 $79,249.11
Federal Bureau of Investigation 228 $84,667.77
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 173 $73,692.68
Drug Enforcement Administration 170 $87,361.01
Federal Acquisition Service 167 $97,304.32
Internal Revenue Service 149 $74,363.48
Federal Emergency Management Agency 149 $88,498.48
Department of State 105 $91,210.35
Federal Aviation Administration 68 $105,078.10
Bureau of Land Management 64 $68,262.02
Forest Service 54 $79,685.37
Broadcasting Board of Governors 51 $105,430.76
National Institutes of Health 44 $90,260.45
U.S. Coast Guard 41 $89,548.07
National Park Service 41 $70,285.02
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 41 $107,199.07
Offices, Boards and Divisions 39 $103,655.64
U.S. Secret Service 38 $90,693.05
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 29 $113,780.55
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 26 $118,298.42
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 23 $95,974.70
Department of Energy 19 $82,406.79
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 18 $85,342.89
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 18 $98,588.22
Goddard Space Flight Center 16 $95,335.63
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 14 $98,228.71
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 14 $92,903.93
Bureau of the Census 14 $87,400.00
Program Support Center 13 $87,424.54
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 13 $113,603.46
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 12 $90,025.17
Geological Survey 12 $104,232.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 12 $80,754.33
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 11 $72,776.82
Veterans Health Administration 10 $61,128.10
Office of Personnel Management 9 $87,589.75
Office of Comptroller of Currency 9 $128,171.44
Federal Communications Commission 8 $91,469.25
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $84,594.57
Environmental Protection Agency 7 $106,111.14
Agricultural Research Service 7 $82,837.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 7 $111,994.00
Bureau of Reclamation 7 $90,160.71
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6 $117,460.00
Social Security Administration 6 $81,991.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $72,865.17
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 6 $91,209.67
National Institute of Standards and Technology 6 $77,900.33
Financial Management Service 5 $100,509.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $86,938.20
Indian Health Service 5 $71,668.40
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $88,837.80
Food and Drug Administration 4 $93,943.00
Small Business Administration 3 $81,023.33
National Gallery of Art 3 $65,505.00
International Trade Administration 3 $63,547.33
Transportation Security Administration 3 $119,008.33
Indian Affairs 3 $75,895.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 3 $90,199.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $105,581.00
Administration for Children and Families 2 $93,419.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $120,907.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $82,951.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $85,527.50
Peace Corps 2 $90,997.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $92,015.50
Federal Railroad Administration 2 $102,322.50
Maritime Administration 2 $81,675.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $113,498.50
U.S. Mint 2 $77,416.50
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $98,174.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $112,737.50
Office of Administration 2 $114,372.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 2 $53,157.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $110,532.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $93,459.50
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $122,015.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $70,170.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $105,815.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $60,452.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $67,908.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $101,657.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $65,967.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $86,046.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $91,913.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $94,201.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $86,046.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $91,259.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $91,259.00
Presidio Trust 1 $87,278.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $122,407.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $127,442.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 1 $92,463.00
Departmental Offices 1 $114,622.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $109,870.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $51,817.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $110,137.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $107,854.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $126,850.00
Ames Research Center 1 $130,016.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $81,394.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $105,059.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $84,649.87. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $173,700 in 2008.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,427
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 49
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 29
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 19
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 17
ZA - Administrative 11
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 9
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 6
ES - Senior Executive Service 5
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 3
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 2
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
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 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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