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Telecommunications Director in the United States

How much does a Telecommunications Director earn in the United States? The average Telecommunications Director salary in the United States is $149,691 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $130,017 and $171,927. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Responsible for the strategic planning and design of an organization's telecommunications systems. Works with other members of the IS staff to ensure that telecommunications solutions meet company needs. May use voice, data, video, or other systems as needed. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.

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