How much does a Telecommunications Engineer III make in the United States? The average Telecommunications Engineer III salary in the United States is $104,477 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $93,266 and $116,276. 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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Job Description for Telecommunications Engineer III

Telecommunications Engineer III 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 III develops solutions that meet business requirements. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Telecommunications Engineer III typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Telecommunications Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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