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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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Job Description SUMMARY: Company seeks Telecommunications Mechanics II to provide technical support and be responsible for overall maintenance and repairs of Base Telecommunications Services (BTS) at Nellis AFB, Nevada. The Telecommunications Mechanic II installs, tests, troubleshoots, programs, maintains, and repairs digital switching equipment, Audix voice mail system, attendant consoles, power...
Job Description 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, attenda...
Job Description SUMMARY: Company seeks Telecommunications Mechanics I to provide technical support and assist with overall maintenance and repairs of Base Telecommunications Services (BTS) at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, Arizona. The Telecommunications Mechanic I installs, tests, troubleshoots, programs, maintains, and repairs digital switching equipment, Audix voice mail system, attendant consol...
Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation Las Vegas, NV, 89134
SUMMARY: Company seeks Telecommunications Mechanics II to provide technical support and be responsible for overall maintenance and repairs of Base Telecommunications Services (BTS) at Nellis AFB, Nevada. The Telecommunications Mechanic II installs, tests, troubleshoots, programs, maintains, and repairs digital switching equipment, Audix voice mail system, attendant consoles, power and ringing rela...
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...
Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation Tucson, AZ, 85704
SUMMARY: Company seeks Telecommunications Mechanics I to provide technical support and assist with overall maintenance and repairs of Base Telecommunications Services (BTS) at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, Arizona. The Telecommunications Mechanic I installs, tests, troubleshoots, programs, maintains, and repairs digital switching equipment, Audix voice mail system, attendant consoles, power and rin...
This position is located in our OK, Oklahoma City facility Project Manager--Capture and Manage design/implementation of telecommunications system projects • Project Management o Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned task(s), including contract and subcontractor management. o Supervises assigned staff. Includes providing oversight and guidance of GDIT and Su...
Job Description SUMMARY: The Telecommunications Mechanic I installs, removes, maintains, modifies, troubleshoots, and repairs voice and/or non-voice communications systems including intercom and public address systems; alarm systems; teletype equipment; and electronic and electromechanical telephone key systems/PBAXs; terminal and communications equipment, including line drivers. Runs cables, key...
DescriptionIN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. To effectively handle communications and codes through the switchboard and to relay calls and messages to the proper person or department using a pleasant, clear phone voice and proper ...
Strategic Direct Solutions, LLC is looking for "Great Talent" in the Telecom Industry. We are looking for permanent and contract employees across the U.S. If you are a Level 1 thru Level IV lead Technician and have primary Power experience, we want to speak with you. We are working with some of the Industry Leaders in the telecom sector that consist of EF&I Firms, OEM's and Carriers. We provide ve...
Strategic Direct Solutions, LLC is looking for "Great Talent" in the Telecom Industry. We are looking for permanent and contract employees across the U.S. If you are a Level 1 thru Level IV lead Technician and have primary Power experience, we want to speak with you. We are working with some of the Industry Leaders in the telecom sector that consist of EF&I Firms, OEM's and Carriers. We provide ve...
Strategic Direct Solutions, LLC is looking for "Great Talent" in the Telecom Industry. We are looking for permanent and contract employees across the U.S. If you are a Level 1 thru Level IV lead Technician and have primary Power experience, we want to speak with you. We are working with some of the Industry Leaders in the telecom sector that consist of EF&I Firms, OEM's and Carriers. We provide ve...
Strategic Direct Solutions, LLC is looking for "Great Talent" in the Telecom Industry. We are looking for permanent and contract employees across the U.S. If you are a Level 1 thru Level IV lead Technician and have primary Power experience, we want to speak with you. We are working with some of the Industry Leaders in the telecom sector that consist of EF&I Firms, OEM's and Carriers. We provide ve...
Telecommunications Technician Dairyland Power Cooperative, an electric utility headquartered in La Crosse, WI, seeks individual to install, calibrate, and repair telecommunications equipment (mobile radios, microwave communications equipment, etc.). Qualifications: Associate degree in communications-related field plus 3 years experience in communication equipment maintenance, repair, and installat...
Telecommunications Technician Dairyland Power Cooperative, an electric utility headquartered in La Crosse, WI, seeks individual to install, calibrate, and repair telecommunications equipment (mobile radios, microwave communications equipment, etc.). Qualifications: Associate degree in communications-related field plus 3 years experience in communication equipment maintenance, repair, and install...
IT Field Operations Technician/Telecommunications Electrician JOB SUMMARY: The IT Field Operations Technician/Telecommunication Electrician is responsible for the installation, maintenance (both reactive and preventive) and project support on the Southern Company's voice, data and telecommunications transport networks. These networks include analog and digital microwave, fiber optics, LANs (local ...
Telecommunications Customer Service Representative Excellent O'Fallon, MO. Location! Telecommunications Customer Service Representative Telecommunications Customer Service Representative A large company with offices located in O'Fallon MO is currently seeking a Telecommunications Customer Service Representative to act as the first point of contact for company business customers. ESSENTIAL FUN...
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...
Sutter Physician Services provides health care management and administration services, including billing and accounts receivable and managed care administration, for provider groups, facilities and payers. Established in January 1999 as a Sutter Health affiliate, Sutter Physician Services has grown to be a leading health care management and administration services company providing services not on...
NOW HIRING FOR TOP TELECOMUNICATIONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY IN EAST BAY/SOUTH BAY MARKET HP Communications, Inc. is seeking qualified personnel for Construction Coordinator/Construction Inspector Required: Minimum 5 years OSP Telecom Construction Management experience, field knowledge and industry experience with local municipalities. Computer skills a plus. Reply with resume. Salary based on exp...

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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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