Telecommunication Employee - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Telecommunication Employee"

How much does a Telecommunication Employee in the federal government get paid? $93,368.28* *Based on the 2014 average.
2,335 EMPLOYEES
$217.92M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Telecommunication Employee was the 127th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 2,335 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection hired the most employees titled Telecommunications, with an average salary of $87,223.

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
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 292 $87,223.33
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 282 $65,062.28
Federal Bureau of Investigation 223 $95,752.09
Drug Enforcement Administration 193 $100,059.18
Federal Emergency Management Agency 176 $95,057.13
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 129 $83,308.17
Department of State 112 $99,681.25
Federal Acquisition Service 110 $108,712.24
Bureau of Land Management 56 $73,337.38
U.S. Coast Guard 52 $99,145.85
Federal Aviation Administration 50 $115,696.60
Broadcasting Board of Governors 45 $116,123.04
National Protection and Programs Directorate 44 $127,640.73
National Park Service 43 $80,122.44
Forest Service 42 $86,722.33
U.S. Secret Service 38 $108,498.24
National Institutes of Health 37 $106,425.08
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 35 $117,642.54
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 29 $117,907.59
Offices, Boards and Divisions 24 $107,163.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 23 $106,552.48
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 21 $106,119.71
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 17 $89,635.18
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 14 $102,826.21
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 14 $91,594.57
Veterans Health Administration 13 $86,308.46
Department of Energy 12 $87,174.50
Federal Communications Commission 9 $103,177.00
Transportation Security Administration 9 $96,091.89
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 8 $107,260.88
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $117,104.25
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 8 $72,013.38
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 8 $110,028.50
Agricultural Research Service 7 $84,025.57
National Institute of Standards and Technology 7 $89,529.86
Geological Survey 7 $112,713.29
Office of Personnel Management 7 $98,144.14
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $98,832.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 6 $84,640.17
Bureau of the Census 6 $88,207.17
Indian Health Service 5 $67,483.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 5 $104,311.80
National Gallery of Art 5 $75,425.60
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $96,104.40
Food and Drug Administration 5 $89,616.40
Peace Corps 4 $96,041.75
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 4 $85,176.75
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $105,910.33
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 3 $103,892.33
Small Business Administration 3 $87,568.33
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 3 $102,917.67
Goddard Space Flight Center 3 $105,023.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $81,818.33
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $131,062.33
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $88,732.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $126,670.00
Indian Affairs 2 $78,386.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $113,360.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $103,345.50
Administration for Children and Families 2 $104,700.00
Ames Research Center 2 $124,101.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $120,781.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $96,019.00
Social Security Administration 2 $94,364.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $106,660.00
Maritime Administration 2 $90,162.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $177,946.50
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $100,415.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $108,209.00
International Trade Administration 2 $84,443.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $107,909.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $123,868.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $68,267.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $108,624.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $120,429.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $116,901.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $113,904.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $104,911.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $107,909.00
Office of Administration 1 $84,183.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 1 $78,762.00
Federal Student Aid 1 $85,703.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $138,136.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $98,305.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $149,993.00
U.S. Mint 1 $83,544.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $98,916.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $113,904.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $134,595.00
Presidio Trust 1 $94,317.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $116,901.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $109,804.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $98,916.00
Langley Research Center 1 $96,415.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $85,703.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $98,916.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $81,079.00

Telecommunication Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Telecommunication Employee is $93,368.28. The highest paid Telecommunication Employee made $210,050 in 2014.

Common Telecommunication Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Telecommunications Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,232
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 47
ZA - Administrative 12
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 6
ES - Senior Executive Service 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 2
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 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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