Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $91,907.26* *Based on the 2013 average.
2,461 EMPLOYEES
$226M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 98th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 2,461 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $63,863.

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 314 $63,862.77
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 294 $85,967.28
Federal Bureau of Investigation 239 $93,554.16
Drug Enforcement Administration 196 $97,630.63
Federal Emergency Management Agency 177 $95,022.24
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 137 $81,392.32
Federal Acquisition Service 119 $106,633.93
Department of State 109 $99,454.02
Bureau of Land Management 61 $71,674.36
Federal Aviation Administration 58 $116,713.12
U.S. Coast Guard 52 $99,683.75
Broadcasting Board of Governors 52 $114,786.17
National Protection and Programs Directorate 50 $124,261.96
National Park Service 49 $78,182.37
National Institutes of Health 40 $102,754.83
Forest Service 40 $87,446.00
U.S. Secret Service 39 $105,066.18
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 34 $113,596.62
Offices, Boards and Divisions 28 $105,909.21
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 27 $118,916.93
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 25 $105,354.92
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 20 $105,799.85
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 17 $86,195.94
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 17 $100,199.53
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 16 $91,915.75
Veterans Health Administration 14 $82,508.07
Department of Energy 12 $85,308.83
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 11 $103,670.00
Federal Communications Commission 10 $101,247.40
Environmental Protection Agency 9 $110,685.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 9 $70,054.22
Geological Survey 8 $114,263.13
Office of Personnel Management 8 $95,276.00
Transportation Security Administration 8 $91,553.13
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7 $107,215.57
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 7 $112,750.43
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 7 $86,313.57
Bureau of the Census 7 $89,301.71
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $96,626.17
Food and Drug Administration 6 $92,428.17
Indian Health Service 6 $68,225.83
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 6 $129,749.17
Agricultural Research Service 5 $93,622.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $105,194.80
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 5 $107,622.40
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $98,057.80
National Gallery of Art 5 $71,737.40
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 4 $82,966.25
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 $117,376.00
Peace Corps 3 $97,548.67
Small Business Administration 3 $85,712.33
Social Security Administration 3 $94,363.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $132,027.67
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 3 $101,161.33
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $102,882.33
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 3 $86,507.67
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $77,308.33
Goddard Space Flight Center 3 $102,051.33
Administration for Children and Families 2 $100,967.00
International Trade Administration 2 $81,111.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $103,872.00
Maritime Administration 2 $89,268.50
Bureau of the Public Debt 2 $97,936.50
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $101,074.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $93,484.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $115,970.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $121,535.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $112,239.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $76,740.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Departmental Offices 1 $129,758.00
Presidio Trust 1 $92,468.00
Ames Research Center 1 $152,601.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $105,211.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $94,969.00
Langley Research Center 1 $95,459.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $122,643.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $80,276.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $82,359.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $67,589.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $103,872.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $115,731.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $100,904.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $103,872.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $109,807.00
Office of Administration 1 $82,359.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $62,467.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $103,872.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $97,333.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $115,742.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $136,771.00
Federal Student Aid 1 $84,855.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $148,510.00
U.S. Mint 1 $81,904.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $97,833.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $109,807.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $129,758.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $94,969.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $91,907.26. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $179,700 in 2013.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,351
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 55
ZA - Administrative 10
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 8
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 7
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 6
ES - Senior Executive Service 4
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 3
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / 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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