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Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $90,810.07* *Based on the 2010 average.
2,715 EMPLOYEES
$246.28M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 93rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 2,715 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $62,799.

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 301 $62,798.59
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 269 $85,143.66
Federal Bureau of Investigation 237 $91,642.55
Drug Enforcement Administration 198 $92,517.59
Federal Acquisition Service 170 $102,700.48
Federal Emergency Management Agency 160 $97,013.73
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 158 $79,420.13
Internal Revenue Service 132 $80,040.03
Department of State 104 $98,226.86
Federal Aviation Administration 68 $116,486.34
Bureau of Land Management 66 $73,629.03
Broadcasting Board of Governors 55 $115,155.18
Forest Service 55 $82,677.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 52 $123,688.98
National Institutes of Health 46 $100,568.30
U.S. Coast Guard 46 $96,341.59
National Park Service 45 $78,151.29
U.S. Secret Service 39 $99,206.64
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 38 $117,017.45
Offices, Boards and Divisions 31 $106,462.71
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 30 $121,370.43
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 24 $102,278.42
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 22 $102,215.45
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 18 $92,208.06
Veterans Health Administration 18 $71,612.11
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 17 $96,736.12
Department of Energy 15 $90,359.73
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 13 $106,576.77
Program Support Center 12 $99,138.91
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 12 $82,243.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 12 $107,354.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 12 $86,043.67
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 11 $99,337.09
Bureau of the Census 11 $89,745.73
Geological Survey 10 $109,345.80
Federal Communications Commission 9 $102,356.67
Bureau of Reclamation 8 $93,383.88
Office of Personnel Management 8 $89,971.25
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $114,248.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $92,011.71
Agricultural Research Service 7 $90,383.43
Office of Comptroller of Currency 7 $143,264.00
Indian Health Service 6 $64,844.67
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 6 $111,673.83
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6 $122,206.83
National Institute of Standards and Technology 6 $88,900.83
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $82,699.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 6 $91,941.67
Financial Management Service 6 $104,195.00
National Gallery of Art 5 $68,835.40
Social Security Administration 5 $91,266.60
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 5 $121,364.20
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 5 $110,822.00
Transportation Security Administration 5 $84,874.60
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 5 $129,533.40
Peace Corps 4 $83,264.25
Small Business Administration 4 $90,007.00
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $107,644.75
Assistant Secretary for Administration 4 $100,993.25
Food and Drug Administration 3 $99,664.67
Food Safety and Inspection Service 3 $87,295.67
International Trade Administration 3 $74,758.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $72,677.00
Indian Affairs 2 $101,127.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 2 $98,342.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $131,511.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $84,448.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $107,351.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $130,204.00
Office of Administration 2 $102,565.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $118,298.50
Departmental Administration 2 $113,132.50
Maritime Administration 2 $88,227.50
Administration for Children and Families 2 $100,154.50
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $90,771.50
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $74,958.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $146,000.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $108,639.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $95,337.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $106,839.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $97,787.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $94,837.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $101,204.00
Presidio Trust 1 $92,968.00
Ames Research Center 1 $137,360.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $133,264.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $77,368.00
Langley Research Center 1 $87,278.00
U.S. Mint 1 $87,554.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $97,936.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $113,776.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $126,251.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $102,404.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $75,689.00
Departmental Offices 1 $126,851.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 1 $98,663.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $67,589.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $92,001.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $57,041.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $116,492.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $102,740.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $119,755.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $116,092.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $119,249.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $90,810.07. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $180,600 in 2010.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,542
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 65
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 30
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 14
ZA - Administrative 12
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 11
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 7
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 5
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 4
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 3
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Telecommunication Employee was $74,093. Since then, the average pay has increased to $95,354 in 2017.


Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0391.

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