Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $88,539.21* *Based on the 2009 average.
2,692 EMPLOYEES
$238.17M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 93rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 2,692 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $61,608.

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 291 $61,608.49
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 253 $83,458.49
Federal Bureau of Investigation 232 $88,129.56
Drug Enforcement Administration 191 $90,874.62
Federal Acquisition Service 176 $100,966.79
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 164 $77,388.97
Federal Emergency Management Agency 163 $92,938.91
Internal Revenue Service 142 $78,156.12
Department of State 107 $95,191.70
Federal Aviation Administration 69 $112,443.54
Bureau of Land Management 65 $72,819.69
Broadcasting Board of Governors 54 $110,909.11
Forest Service 52 $80,879.04
National Institutes of Health 45 $96,270.93
U.S. Coast Guard 41 $95,295.44
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 41 $124,016.61
National Park Service 41 $74,474.05
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 38 $115,007.08
U.S. Secret Service 36 $97,370.08
Offices, Boards and Divisions 31 $104,575.52
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 28 $118,183.54
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 24 $98,629.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 23 $100,056.87
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 20 $88,456.55
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 17 $91,434.24
Department of Energy 16 $87,021.75
Veterans Health Administration 16 $66,885.44
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 15 $101,226.73
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 15 $90,986.87
Goddard Space Flight Center 14 $101,048.50
Program Support Center 13 $92,779.92
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 11 $82,758.00
Geological Survey 11 $109,996.36
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 11 $118,214.27
Bureau of the Census 10 $88,728.80
Federal Communications Commission 10 $101,591.40
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 $82,413.50
Bureau of Reclamation 10 $93,485.20
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 8 $120,281.38
Office of Personnel Management 8 $89,468.25
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 8 $104,154.13
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $108,728.38
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $88,016.57
Office of Comptroller of Currency 7 $136,043.86
Agricultural Research Service 7 $87,559.29
National Institute of Standards and Technology 6 $83,455.83
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $81,015.17
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 6 $87,376.00
Indian Health Service 6 $70,008.83
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 6 $106,691.50
Social Security Administration 6 $86,855.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $93,829.00
National Gallery of Art 5 $66,094.20
Small Business Administration 4 $84,162.00
Financial Management Service 4 $108,691.50
Transportation Security Administration 4 $128,364.75
International Trade Administration 3 $70,687.33
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $99,484.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $66,457.67
Food Safety and Inspection Service 3 $82,542.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 3 $92,525.33
Peace Corps 3 $81,965.00
Food and Drug Administration 3 $95,529.33
Indian Affairs 2 $100,470.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $128,406.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $92,823.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $103,403.50
Maritime Administration 2 $86,137.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $87,327.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $125,508.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 2 $138,243.50
Office of Administration 2 $126,843.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $116,003.50
Administration for Children and Families 2 $98,079.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 1 $95,026.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $113,732.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $93,488.00
U.S. Mint 1 $80,430.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $105,564.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $98,120.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $123,269.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $95,705.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $97,685.00
Departmental Offices 1 $120,542.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $95,620.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $133,543.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $104,314.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $130,118.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $111,566.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $113,007.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $53,769.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $71,151.00
Ames Research Center 1 $134,534.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $87,717.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $90,154.00
Langley Research Center 1 $83,083.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $113,440.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $90,154.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $111,723.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $117,184.00
Presidio Trust 1 $88,698.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $74,373.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $138,499.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $72,745.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $64,561.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $71,151.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $88,539.21. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $179,000 in 2009.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,521
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 66
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 28
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 15
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
ZA - Administrative 12
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 7
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 5
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 4
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 3
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 3
ES - Senior Executive Service 3
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 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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