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Clearwire Overview

Clearwire Corporation was a telecommunications operator which provided mobile and fixed wireless broadband communications services to retail and wholesale customers in the United States, Belgium and Spain.
The staff at Clearwire come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 30.4% female and 42.3% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, Clearwire notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 72.7%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at Clearwire tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 1.7 years. The average employee at Clearwire makes $59,552 per year. In comparison, some of its highest paying competitors, like ACCESS INTEGRATED NETWORKS, Rural Cellular, and Mpower Communications, pay $67,592, $66,562, and $66,188, respectively.
Based in Kansas, Clearwire is a medium-sized telecommunication company with 932 employees and a revenue of $33.6B.







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Overland Park, KS


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The Team At Clearwire

Key People
  • Broady Hodder (SVP General Counsel)
  • Craig McCaw (founder)
  • Dr. John Saw (CTO)
  • Scott Hopper (SVP Strategy)
  • Darrien Nichols (Manager)
  • Hope Cochran (CFO)
  • John Stanton (Executive Chairman)
  • Erik Prusch (President and CEO)
  • Eileen Maxwell (Manager)

Clearwire Reviews

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What Do You Like About Working There?

Clearwire provides the great services to the customers or subscribers.Millions of peoples used the sevices of Clearwire and they are satisfied.Our company provides the high range of frequency.It provides the high speed internet technology and network speed.The service is considered true Non-Line-of-LIght.Overall,i satisfied with this company services. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

The cost of clearwire is costly and only the wellknown people can used this service.I really feel bad about one review from the customer that is service is too frustrating and downloading speed is very slow that is from the range between 0.01mb/s to 0.02mb/s.The customer service also give the late response for customers who need the service. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Depends upon the location the network speed is very satisfiable. Show More
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Clearwire Rankings

Clearwire is ranked #60 on the Best Telecommunication Companies to Work For in America list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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Clearwire Salaries

How much does Clearwire pay?
The national average salary for a Clearwire employee in the United States is $59,552 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $101,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $34,000 per year.
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Clearwire Salaries By Job Title

The average employee at Clearwire earns a yearly salary of $59,552 per year, but different jobs can earn drastically different salaries. Some of the job titles with high salaries at Clearwire are salesforce developer, technology strategist, subject matter expert, and business development executive. A typical salesforce developer salary at Clearwire is $114,397 per year. Other roles at Clearwire include cashier and field technician. A cashier at Clearwire earns an average yearly salary of $27,867.
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Salesforce Developer
Salary Range108k - 120k$114k$114,397
Technology Strategist
Salary Range98k - 127k$112k$112,185
Subject Matter Expert
Salary Range97k - 113k$105k$104,983
Business Development Executive
Salary Range95k - 101k$99k$98,550
Salary Range87k - 106k$97k$96,628
Project Manager
Salary Range82k - 107k$94k$94,188
Microwave Engineer
Salary Range78k - 90k$84k$84,146
Quality Assurance Analyst
Salary Range76k - 90k$83k$82,799
Deployment Coordinator
Salary Range76k - 88k$82k$82,163
Radio Frequency Engineer
Salary Range72k - 89k$80k$80,191

Clearwire Careers

On average, employees at Clearwire stay with the company for 1.7 years. Employees most commonly join Clearwire after leaving Sprint. When they leave Clearwire, they most frequently get their next job at AT&T.

Average Length of Employment

1.7 years

Top Employers Before Clearwire

20.3 %
11.3 %
11.2 %

Top Employers After Clearwire

13.7 %
13.1 %
12.2 %
10.4 %

Clearwire Employee Demographics

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Clearwire Employees Education

Of the 932 employees at Clearwire, 14.7% attended College of Southern Nevada. Employees at Clearwire most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.

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Clearwire Employee Political Affiliation

Clearwire employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Clearwire employee was by Craig Cuffie. Craig Cuffie donated $5,250 to the Democratic Party.

Employee Political Donations

NameascdescJob TitleascdescPartyascdescDonationascdesc
Craig CuffieSupply Chain Vice President
Craig Cuffie
Supply Chain Vice President
Supply Chain Vice President
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$5,250Democratic Party
William MorrowExecutive
William Morrow
Republican Party
Republican Party
$5,000Republican Party
John BunceConsultant
John Bunce
Republican Party
Republican Party
$3,000Republican Party
Benjamin WolffChief Executive Officer
Benjamin Wolff
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$2,000Democratic Party
Suzanne SievertManager
Suzanne Sievert
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$1,000Democratic Party
Ozcan AdiyamanSenior Information Technology Manager
Ozcan Adiyaman
Senior Information Technology Manager
Senior Information Technology Manager
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$1,000Democratic Party
Atish GudeSales/Marketing
Atish Gude
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$1,000Democratic Party
Peter CannistraExecutive
Peter Cannistra
Republican Party
Republican Party
$1,000Republican Party
Ellen BachoProgram Manager
Ellen Bacho
Program Manager
Program Manager
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$500Democratic Party
Johanna DestefanoManager
Johanna Destefano
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$500Democratic Party
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Clearwire Financial Performance

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Clearwire Competitors

Competitors of Clearwire include ACCESS INTEGRATED NETWORKS, Rural Cellular, and Mpower Communications. Employees at ACCESS INTEGRATED NETWORKS earn more than most of the competition, with an average yearly salary of $67,592. The salaries at Rural Cellular average $66,562 per year, and the salaries at Mpower Communications come in at $66,188 per year.
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Salary Range48k - 94k$68k$67,592

Rural Cellular

Salary Range48k - 91k$67k$66,562
Mpower Communications
Salary Range49k - 88k$66k$66,188

Alamosa PCS Holdings

Salary Range46k - 91k$65k$65,267

Bell Atlantic Global Wireless

Salary Range48k - 84k$64k$63,768

SBC Global Services

Salary Range45k - 80k$61k$60,761


Salary Range40k - 75k$55k$55,427
Salary Range40k - 74k$55k$55,027

Covista Communications

Salary Range40k - 72k$54k$53,796
Cricket Communications
Salary Range37k - 75k$53k$53,425

Frequently Asked Questions about Clearwire

When was Clearwire founded?

Clearwire was founded in 1998.

How many Employees does Clearwire have?

Clearwire has 932 employees.

How much money does Clearwire make?

Clearwire generates $33.6B in revenue.

What industry is Clearwire in?

Clearwire is in the telecommunication industry.

What type of company is Clearwire?

Clearwire is a private company.

Who are Clearwire's competitors?

Clearwire competitors include Cricket Communications, Nextel Partners Operating, Alamosa PCS Holdings, Sprint, Bell Atlantic Global Wireless, Rural Cellular, Arch Wireless Holdings, Covista Communications, Cavalier Telephone, ACCESS INTEGRATED NETWORKS, Mpower Communications, Claro Puerto Rico, NewWave Communications, Networx-BG, SBC Global Services, Vonage, Cox Communications San Diego, iWireless, nTelos, RCN.

Who works at Clearwire?

Broady Hodder (SVP General Counsel)

Craig McCaw (founder)

Dr. John Saw (CTO)

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Where is Clearwire's headquarters?

Clearwire's headquarters is in Overland Park, KS.

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Updated December 31, 2020

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