Telecommunications Manager in Chicago, IL

Telecommunications Manager Job Description

Telecommunications managers oversee all aspects of a telecommunications system, including installation, maintenance and troubleshooting. Managers should have an extensive background in telecommunications practice, including hands-on work with setting up servers, routers and modems and installing hardware and software. Professionals in this role are responsible for working with all departments within an organization — addressing individual and departmental concerns, troubleshooting, and targeting weak spots — to ensure that the overall system functions to its maximum potential. Employers generally seek a bachelor’s degree in or related to computer or information science, along with a minimum of five years of telecommunications experience, plus two or more years as a supervisor or manager.

Typical telecommunications manager duties:

Overseeing a team of analysts and technicians who support a firm’s telecommunications infrastructureManaging the telecommunications budget and analyzing expenditures for cost containmentEvaluating equipment vendors, building relationships with service providers and coordinating equipment placementResearching and making recommendations to IT management related to telecommunications systems upgrades, improvements and long-range strategy

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Salary for Telecommunications Manager in Chicago, IL
114390 - 164610
25th percentile
114390
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
142290
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
164610
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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