Telecommunication technicians are highly skilled and trained people. Solving telecommunication issues is very touch for a common man. Individuals need knowledge of computers, networking systems, phones and different technologies used in different telecom operating systems.
They acquire proper theoretical and practical knowledge that make these technicians able to cope up with problems experienced by computers; and data transfers. They are experts in installing, maintaining and repairing telecommunication equipments.
Telecommunication technician needs proper education of about 2 years to get telecommunication diploma. Some other short training programs are also available in this field, these programs last for: 16 days, 15 weeks, 72 weeks depending on the type of training. Telecommunication is a very vast field and it includes many areas of expertise.
Telecommunication technician Salary 2011:
Salary for Telecommunication technicians mainly depends on nature of job and company.
- Telecommunications technician salary ranges from minimum $14 to maximum $35 per hour.
- Telecommunications tech Salary ranges from minimum $30,329 to maximum $79,199, while in some other regions; average per year salary is $71,120.
- Bounses range from minimum $242.40 to maximum $5,000 per year. Overtime ranges from minimum $21 to maximum $58.17.
Time period needed to obtain maximum salary:
People having 2 years diploma or having proper engineering degree are paid more as compared to those having short training course in a specific area. One can earn more salary, benefits and bonuses by having more experience in the related field and by attending more training and development courses.
Telecommunication technicians have to install, repair and troubleshoot various telecom equipments and have to provide reports and complete requests and make methodologies and feasibilities for new installation.
They are also subjected to ensure suitability and correctness after making some modifications to call switches, electric circuits, transmission and switching etc. They are also responsible for providing the cost estimates to customers and companies.