Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $90,720.03* *Based on the 2011 average.
2,733 EMPLOYEES
$247.67M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 90th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 2,733 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $62,507.

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 322 $62,506.95
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 303 $83,313.17
Federal Bureau of Investigation 245 $91,037.80
Drug Enforcement Administration 199 $95,047.44
Federal Emergency Management Agency 169 $94,905.95
Federal Acquisition Service 166 $103,286.90
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 146 $81,378.44
Internal Revenue Service 111 $81,267.14
Department of State 104 $97,704.88
Federal Aviation Administration 67 $118,343.48
Bureau of Land Management 63 $74,128.97
Forest Service 56 $84,025.22
U.S. Coast Guard 55 $95,765.36
National Protection and Programs Directorate 54 $125,038.74
Broadcasting Board of Governors 52 $115,427.42
National Park Service 46 $79,303.50
U.S. Secret Service 45 $99,253.69
National Institutes of Health 44 $101,116.80
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 34 $116,959.71
Offices, Boards and Divisions 31 $108,809.90
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 29 $121,003.48
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 25 $102,457.36
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 23 $102,523.57
Veterans Health Administration 19 $71,485.11
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 18 $99,979.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 17 $91,700.24
Department of Energy 14 $85,703.50
Geological Survey 12 $111,481.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 12 $84,637.08
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 11 $89,038.27
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 10 $98,499.70
Bureau of the Census 10 $89,035.20
Federal Communications Commission 9 $102,521.22
Program Support Center 9 $104,026.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 9 $106,096.22
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $112,230.25
Office of Comptroller of Currency 8 $134,724.88
Goddard Space Flight Center 8 $103,461.25
Office of Personnel Management 8 $92,185.50
Bureau of Reclamation 7 $97,947.86
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $95,396.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 7 $109,434.29
Agricultural Research Service 7 $91,862.43
National Institute of Standards and Technology 6 $91,249.17
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $85,619.17
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 6 $93,452.67
Indian Health Service 5 $69,581.80
Transportation Security Administration 5 $83,379.20
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $103,603.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 5 $122,090.40
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 5 $118,688.80
National Gallery of Art 5 $71,678.40
Social Security Administration 5 $88,910.40
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 4 $108,659.50
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $108,386.75
Financial Management Service 4 $106,218.50
International Trade Administration 3 $79,031.67
Departmental Administration 3 $108,749.67
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $75,008.67
Food and Drug Administration 3 $100,833.67
Peace Corps 3 $83,780.33
Small Business Administration 3 $80,600.33
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $123,289.00
Indian Affairs 2 $102,738.50
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 2 $100,465.00
Ames Research Center 2 $123,968.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $87,180.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $107,851.00
Maritime Administration 2 $90,268.50
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $72,912.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $121,535.50
Rural Housing Service 1 $79,864.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $97,333.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $129,758.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $101,281.00
Presidio Trust 1 $92,468.00
Departmental Offices 1 $126,531.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $100,904.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 1 $99,280.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $94,969.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $101,646.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $89,033.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $109,807.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $140,259.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $92,127.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $121,265.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $119,236.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $126,251.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $74,958.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $119,249.00
Langley Research Center 1 $90,005.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $115,742.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $150,266.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $111,057.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $113,776.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $96,837.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $101,104.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $77,983.00
Office of Administration 1 $129,758.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $133,264.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $67,589.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $94,837.00
U.S. Mint 1 $82,804.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $90,720.03. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $180,450 in 2011.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,569
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 64
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 29
ZA - Administrative 13
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 11
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 8
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 7
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 5
ES - Senior Executive Service 5
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 3
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 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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