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Telecommunications Industry Overview


The work you do in a telecommunications job keeps everyone connected via phone, voice over IP, videoconference, digitally, and across internal and external networks. Telecom workers configure, install, test, troubleshoot and maintain systems; manage projects; and train users. Other telecommunications jobs involve adding, moving or changing a system’s users or solving users’ technical problems.

Telecommunications Job Market


Telecommunications job opportunities for equipment installers and repairers will grow 15 percent from 2010 to 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That’s about average. Demand will hold steady because new technology is always being launched, which keeps telecom technicians busy. However, growth in telecommunications employment in the maintenance sector may decline because the latest technology is very reliable.

The BLS says central office, PBX installer and headend technician jobs will be easier to find than station installer and repairer jobs because buildings are now prewired and wireless technology is reducing the need for installation and repair work.

Network and computer systems administrator jobs will grow faster than average -- 28 percent from 2010 to 2020, the BLS says. That’s because organizations are investing in new technology and mobile networks.

Telecommunications Training


A training certificate or associate’s degree is usually required for a telecommunications technician job. Central office technicians and headend technicians increasingly need a bachelor’s degree. Employers typically provide on-the-job training as well, and may also send workers to education or training programs run by manufacturers.

Telecommunications careers that require analytical skills, such as network manager, telecommunications analyst or telecommunications project manager, most often call for a bachelor’s degree, although some companies will accept a two-year degree or work experience combined with certification.

Certifications in telecommunications are issued by manufacturers and trade associations and vary by specialty.

Telecommunications Salaries


The median salary for network and computer systems administrators was $70,970 in 2011 -- among the highest in the industry, the BLS says. The top 10 percent earned $112,210. The median salary for telecommunications equipment installers and repairers was $53,960, according to the BLS. Telecom line installers and repairers earned a median of $51,720.
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Telecommunications Technician We are growing and we need an experienced Telecommunications Technician to join our team. A successful applicant must possess product knowledge, ability to work well with other team members, as well as a self starter who is confident when working on their own. Do you have strong customer service skills, with the ability to communicate professionally and effectively t...
We are currently looking for a full time Field Telecommunications Tech for the Runge, TX area. An ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting Pipeline Operations, Terminals and associated company assets. Essential duties and responsibilities: * Responsible for maintenance and installation of telecommunications equipment as well as various telecommunication sites in the area and or distric...
Purposes: The Telecommunications Analyst 3 is responsible for the oversight of billing, contract compliance, and allocation of telecom costs to users. The Analyst will maintain records of services, users, department records, and other records necessary to recover costs from budgets outside of ICS. It is expected that the analyst will be well acquainted with current technologies, current products,...
Job Description: This Project Manager Position Features: ? Great Pay to $80K There is an immediate need for an experienced project manager seeking an exciting opportunity with a well known telecommunications company in the Las Vegas area. The contract will be for 6 months and depending on performance can result in a permanent opportunity for the right candidate. * For consideration, candidates...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX
Program / Project Manager - Telecommunications This Global Oil Services Company has a third party Company providing a host of services relating to telecom– all circuit and service provisioning, VoIP, ISDN lines, inventory management, end user support for all wireline and wireless telecommunications services, professional services, etc. The position is the liaison between the internal customers o...
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Communication Networks seeks to fill a full-time vacancy for a Planning Director State at our main location in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. The Division of Emergency Communication Networks, https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ecn/Pages/default.aspx, encompasses three programs and manages two critical public safety communication networks. ...
Job Description : Permanent position for an RF DAS Field Engineer responsible for providing customer service, support, and engineering for in-building wireless voice and wireless LAN systems. Provide professional on/off-site support for activation and troubleshooting of in-building wireless systems as well as provide remote telephone support for customers. Manage relationships and communicate e...
Synerfac is looking for skilled and experienced AutoCad Drafter/Designers for a client in the Plymouth Meeting, PA area! Strong knowledge of ISP and OSP Telecommunications required. Hours: 8am-5pm Summary: Graphic System Operator/ AutoCad Drafter, works with Capture and Engineering preparing telecommunications drawings for construction. CAD Designer responsible for supporting internal and exte...
The Job Window is hiring for a Public Relations and Marketing Communications Associate for one of the leading Telecommunications Marketing and Promotional Advertising firms in the country. PURPOSE: Marketing and Communications for company - Paid Training - Travel Opportunities - Management MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY AREAS Implementation of marketing plans, including product positioning, campaign stra...
The Job Window is hiring for a Public Relations and Marketing Communications Associate for one of the leading Telecommunications Marketing and Promotional Advertising firms in the country. PURPOSE: Marketing and Communications for company - Paid Training - Travel Opportunities - Management MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY AREAS Implementation of marketing plans, including product positioning, campaign stra...
For problem-solvers and the analytically inclined: Help a world-leader in technology invest strategically, allocate wisely and drive shareholder value. Formulate groundbreaking processes, provide in-depth analysis and expertly manage Verizons assets. Responsibilities • Perform complex audits to identify issues negatively impacting the production revenue stream. Collaborate with management and pr...
Ideal candidate will demonstrate strong experience in the telecommunications industry with account sales, setup, and management of telecommunications offerings from major vendors (Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, Cox, CenturyLink, and SureWest) through GSA contracts. Candidate must have demonstrated experience with business development to include marketing, communications, and sales of telecommunications of...
Telecommunications Engineer (VoIP) Cutting Edge Recruiting Solutions, CERS, is seeking an experienced Telecommunications Engineer to join an exciting company in the South Florida area. The ideal engineer will be able to design, analyze and implement projects utilizing Voice and Data Carrier infrastructure. If you are looking for an opportunity with a rapidly growing company that truly cares about...
The Judge Group is currently in searchof a Project Manager for a large Telecommunications Company in Salt Lake City, UT. Qualified Candidates will have experiencewithin the Fiber/Optics Telecommunications Space, specifically with StructuredCabling. This is a 6 Month Contract-to-Hireposition. Position Summary: •Walk, estimate, write and provide “Scope of Work” proposals to clients. • Manage pro...
For problem-solvers and the analytically inclined: Help a world-leader in technology invest strategically, allocate wisely and drive shareholder value. Formulate groundbreaking processes, provide in-depth analysis and expertly manage Verizons assets. Responsibilities • Perform complex audits to identify issues negatively impacting the production revenue stream. Collaborate with management and pr...
Strategic Direct Solutions, LLC is looking for "Great Talent" in the Telecom Industry. We are looking for contract-to-direct candidate preferably local to the Milawaukee area. This client is looking for a candidate that is looking for a company they can eventually call home. If you are a Level 1 thru Level IV DC Power lead Technician and have primary Power experience, we want to speak with you. We...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Telecommunications Analyst in San Francisco, California (CA). Description: Specialize in telecom analyst in an enterprise environment. This role will provide telecom and call center operational support. The analyst will ensure compliance to established system architecture, regulations and security policies, follow standards and best practices, and...
We currently have an opening for a Wireless Telecom field technician in the Houston TX market working on cell sites for a major carrier. Ideal candidate will have understanding of Nokia equipment and all components of a ultra site, including T-1 architecture. If interested, please send resume to ***** $500 bonus to any referrals. Responsibilities for the Telecommunication...
Job Description : Permanent position for an RF DAS Field Engineer responsible for providing customer service, support, and engineering for in-building wireless voice and wireless LAN systems. Provide professional on/off-site support for activation and troubleshooting of in-building wireless systems as well as provide remote telephone support for customers. Manage relationships and communicate e...
Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation Tucson, AZ, 85704
SUMMARY: Company seeks Telecommunications Mechanics II to provide technical support and be responsible for overall maintenance and repairs of Base Telecommunications Services (BTS) at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, Arizona. The Telecommunications Mechanic II installs, tests, troubleshoots, programs, maintains, and repairs digital switching equipment, Audix voice mail system, attendant consoles, powe...

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Telecommunications Career Tools

Telecommunications Help Desk Analyst

Salaries

$27,040.00 - $68,640.00
Typical Salary for Telecommunications Help Desk Analyst
(60 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Associates
33.3%
Some College Coursework Completed
27.5%
Bachelor's
17.6%
High School
5.9%
Vocational
5.9%
Master's
5.9%
Certification
3.9%
(51 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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