MKD ELECTRIC Communications Journeyman Salary in the United States

How much does an Communications Journeyman make at companies like MKD ELECTRIC in the United States? The average salary for Communications Journeyman at companies like MKD ELECTRIC in the United States is $51,302 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $43,133 and $59,471. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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What does an Communications Journeyman do at companies like MKD ELECTRIC?

MKD Electric is one of the Midwest’s largest full-service merit shop electrical contractors.  For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, and maintained our clients’ systems, projects, and facilities. We specialize in working in a variety of industrial environments, including chemical, petrochemical, distribution, packaging, and more.

As an MKD team member you will be eligible for great benefits and career advancement opportunities.  In fact, MKD Electric ranks in the 90th Percentile in pay, overtime/double-time pay and company-provided benefits in the United States.  Ample overtime opportunities for those that want it. We also offer great training programs and have significant opportunities for career advancement.  Most importantly, MKD Electric is committed to providing a safe place to work.


Our Low Voltage Division is hiring for a Communications Journeyman

Job Description:

  • Experience pulling, terminating and testing CAT5/5E and CAT6/6A
  • Familiar with BICSI, TIA and EIA standards
  • Proficient with terminating, splicing and testing ISP & OSP fiber
  • Install and troubleshoot PLC's
  • Read/comprehend tape measure, blue prints, schematics, technical drawings, work orders, instructions, formulas and processing charts
  • Stand, walk, sit, kneel, and walk up/down stairs on regular basis; climb up and down ladders up to 35 feet high repeatedly on a shift
  • Work from various heights via platforms, scaffolds, ladders or man-lifts
  • Bend and stretch, lift and move heavy objects many times across a shift
  • Operate, maintain, and work in close proximity to various power equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, man-lifts, excavators, drills, saws, hydraulic tools and automatic machinery
  • Must be safety conscious



  • Minimum of 5 years of Solid/stable/proven experience in electrical field (communications experience)
  • Must have knowledge of the NEC (National Electrical Code) and OSHA safety standards


  • Telcom certifications a plus
  • Knowledge in fire-alarm systems and installations is highly preferred although not required


We offer our team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:

  • Career growth opportunities
  • Strong safety culture with training
  • Competitive wage(s)
  • Bonus eligible based on individual and company performance
  • Eligible for over-time pay after 8 hours per day, after 40 hours per week, Saturday's and double time on Sunday's
  • 401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid vacation time program
  • Eligibility for health benefits which includes:
    • Medical insurance – shared cost
    • Company paid dental and vision insurance
    • Company paid life, AD&D, and short term disability insurance
    • Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children
    • Optional long term disability insurance
  • Multiple training & development opportunities:
    • DOL Certified Apprenticeship Program
    • Foreman’s Academy
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Hands on Controls & Instrumentation Training
$43,133 Low Average $51,302 High $59,471

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the MKD ELECTRIC Communications Journeyman in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $43,133 to $59,471 with an average total cash compensation of $51,302. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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