Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $91,511.59* *Based on the 2012 average.
2,579 EMPLOYEES
$235.73M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 95th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 2,579 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $63,312.

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 318 $63,311.80
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 305 $84,220.80
Federal Bureau of Investigation 238 $91,952.72
Drug Enforcement Administration 196 $97,179.68
Federal Emergency Management Agency 173 $97,007.16
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 148 $81,367.47
Federal Acquisition Service 143 $104,348.18
Department of State 98 $98,041.17
Federal Aviation Administration 64 $120,170.02
Bureau of Land Management 62 $74,849.76
Forest Service 59 $83,501.15
Broadcasting Board of Governors 57 $117,360.84
U.S. Coast Guard 54 $98,219.07
National Protection and Programs Directorate 49 $123,997.00
National Park Service 46 $79,749.54
U.S. Secret Service 41 $101,441.22
National Institutes of Health 40 $100,835.90
Internal Revenue Service 38 $84,185.57
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 36 $117,457.36
Offices, Boards and Divisions 30 $106,332.37
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 28 $120,059.46
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 26 $105,397.46
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 22 $100,162.77
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 18 $99,722.83
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 17 $91,033.59
Veterans Health Administration 17 $75,609.94
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 15 $86,403.93
Department of Energy 13 $86,903.92
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 12 $102,254.25
Geological Survey 10 $107,174.20
Environmental Protection Agency 9 $108,933.78
Federal Communications Commission 9 $103,688.78
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 8 $107,569.38
Office of Personnel Management 8 $94,660.63
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 8 $83,226.88
Bureau of the Census 8 $92,033.38
Bureau of Reclamation 7 $93,224.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 7 $96,148.43
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 7 $111,003.14
Agricultural Research Service 6 $91,234.83
National Institute of Standards and Technology 6 $92,883.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 5 $133,742.00
Indian Health Service 5 $71,324.00
Transportation Security Administration 5 $78,979.20
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $104,601.20
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 5 $123,077.80
National Gallery of Art 5 $72,253.00
Food and Drug Administration 4 $98,205.00
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $110,612.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 4 $80,267.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 4 $102,889.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $119,103.00
Peace Corps 3 $96,587.33
Small Business Administration 3 $84,014.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 3 $85,966.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $76,652.67
Social Security Administration 3 $93,848.67
Bureau of the Public Debt 3 $107,733.67
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 3 $99,992.33
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $121,535.50
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $75,256.00
International Trade Administration 2 $79,863.50
Office of Administration 2 $106,814.00
Maritime Administration 2 $89,268.50
Indian Affairs 2 $102,738.50
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $101,324.00
Ames Research Center 2 $129,577.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $88,664.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $111,864.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $97,936.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 1 $98,306.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $115,742.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $109,807.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $92,001.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $100,904.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $92,127.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $94,837.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $129,758.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $122,943.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $116,731.00
Langley Research Center 1 $92,732.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $144,385.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $109,807.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $116,851.00
Departmental Administration 1 $103,872.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $103,872.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $78,983.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $82,359.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $136,771.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $67,589.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $104,466.00
U.S. Mint 1 $83,615.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $97,333.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $103,872.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $129,758.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $93,501.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $103,872.00
Departmental Offices 1 $129,758.00
Presidio Trust 1 $93,368.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $74,958.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $91,511.59. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $182,400 in 2012.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,430
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 61
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 27
ZA - Administrative 12
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 8
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 6
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 5
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 5
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
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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