Telecom Technician Demographics and Statistics In The US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for telecom technicians in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 31,850 telecom technicians currently employed in the United States.
- 8.0% of all telecom technicians are women, while 92.0% are men.
- The average age of an employed telecom technician is 45 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of telecom technicians is White (57.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18.4%), Black or African American (12.5%) and Asian (6.3%).
- In 2021, women earned 94% of what men earned.
- 6% of all telecom technicians are LGBT.
- Telecom technicians are 65% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.
Telecom Technician Statistics By Gender
8.0% of telecom technicians are women and 92.0% of telecom technicians are men.
- Male, 92.0%
- Female, 8.0%
Telecom Technicians By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Telecom Technician
Women Earn 94¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Telecom Technician Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the telecom technician position over time.
Telecom Technician Gender By Year
Telecom Technician Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, cable television technician and electric motor mechanic have the biggest difference in gender.
|Electric Motor Mechanic||99%||1%|
|Cable Television Technician||99%||1%|
Telecom Technician Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among telecom technicians is White, which makes up 57.4% of all telecom technicians. Comparatively, there are 18.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 12.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 57.4%
- Hispanic or Latino, 18.4%
- Black or African American, 12.5%
- Asian, 6.3%
- Unknown, 4.8%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%
Telecom Technician Race
|Telecom Technician Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||18.4%|
|Black or African American||12.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.6%|
Telecom Technician Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among telecom technicians.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Telecom Technician Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Telecom Technician Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$54,197|
|Hispanic or Latino||$57,508|
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Average Age of a Telecom Technician
We determined the average age of telecom technicians based on ethnicity and gender.
Telecom Technician Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||45.5||50|
|Hispanic or Latino||42.5||44|
Telecom Technician Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of telecom technician employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of telecom technicians is 40+ years old, which represents 67% of the population.
Telecom Technician Age
|Telecom Technician Years||Percentages|
Types of Telecom Technician Degree Levels
The most common degree for telecom technicians is associate degree 40% of telecom technicians earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 31% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 12%.
- Associate, 40%
- Bachelors, 31%
- High School Diploma, 12%
- Diploma, 10%
- Other Degrees, 7%
Telecom Technicians By Education
|Telecom Technician Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||12%|
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Telecom Technician Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$52,164|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$58,585|
Telecom Technician Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where telecom technicians work. We found most telecom technicians work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most telecom technicians is the technology industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire telecom technicians.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Telecom Technician Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||6%|
|50 - 100 employees||15%|
|100 - 500 employees||20%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||12%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||22%|
|> 10,000 employees||25%|
The Types Of Companies Telecom Technician Work In
Employees with the telecom technician job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most telecom technicians prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Telecom Technician Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Telecom Technicians
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ telecom technicians. Those industries include technology, telecommunication and professional.
Telecom Technician Industry Statistics
Telecom Technician Turnover And Employment Statistics
Telecom Technician Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of telecom technicians changed.
- Unemployment rate
Telecom Technician Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Telecom Technician Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Telecom Technician Stay in a Job
By looking over 1,583 telecom technicians resumes, we figured out that the average telecom technician enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.
Less than one year
Telecom Technician Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||23%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Telecom Technicians with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to telecom technicians.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Tape Recorder Repairer||4.78%||3,607|
Telecom Technician LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Tape Recorder Repairer||4.78%||3,607|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Telecom Technicians
The most common foreign language among telecom technicians is Spanish at 37.2%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Carrier at 20.9% and French is the third-most popular at 9.3%.
- Spanish, 37.2%
- Carrier, 20.9%
- French, 9.3%
- Portuguese, 4.7%
- German, 4.7%
- Other, 23.2%
Telecom Technician Languages Spoken
Telecom Technician Jobs
Recently Added Telecom Technician Jobs
Telecom Technician Heatmaps
Which State Has The Most Telecom Technicians?
By looking through more than 1,583 resumes, we found that the most popular places for telecom technicians are New York, NY and Atlanta, GA.