How much does a Telecommunications Engineer I make in the United States? The average Telecommunications Engineer I salary in the United States is $73,925 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $66,296 and $85,681. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Telecommunications Engineer I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Telecommunications Engineer I Salary $59,350 US October 25, 2023
25th Percentile Telecommunications Engineer I Salary $66,296 US October 25, 2023
50th Percentile Telecommunications Engineer I Salary $73,925 US October 25, 2023
75th Percentile Telecommunications Engineer I Salary $85,681 US October 25, 2023
90th Percentile Telecommunications Engineer I Salary $96,385 US October 25, 2023
25% $66,296 10% $59,350 90% $96,385 75% $85,681 $73,925 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Telecommunications Engineer I

Telecommunications Engineer I designs, develops, implements, maintains, and enhances telecommunication networks, systems and equipment. Analyzes existing networks and equipment and identifies opportunities for improvement. Being a Telecommunications Engineer I develops solutions that meet business requirements. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Telecommunications Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Telecommunications Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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