Telecom Technician Statistics in the US

The average employee age for telecom technicians is 44 years. The telecom technician workforce reached a whopping 38,419 in 2020!

Among telecom technicians, we discovered that 9.2% of them are women, while 87.3% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among telecom technicians is White, which makes up 61.5% of all telecom technicians. Comparatively, there are 20.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Telecom technicians are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, telecom technicians are more likely to find a job in the technology industry.

From where do we know all information about telecom technician demographics? We analyzed 1,583 telecom technicians resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Telecom Technician Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as telecom technicians. Keep reading to find out what the results for telecom technicians were.

Telecom Technician Gender Ratio

Among telecom technicians, 9.2% of them are women compared to 87.3% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 87.3%
  • Female, 9.2%
  • Unknown, 3.5%

Telecom Technician Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among telecom technicians is White, which makes up 61.5% of all telecom technicians. Comparatively, there are 20.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 61.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 20.2%
  • Black or African American, 10.4%
  • Asian, 4.8%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Telecom Technicians

The chart below shows that 37.2% of telecom technicians speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Carrier at 20.9% and French is the third-most popular at 9.3%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 37.2%
  • Carrier, 20.9%
  • French, 9.3%
  • Portuguese, 4.7%
  • German, 4.7%
  • Other, 23.2%

Telecom Technician Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among telecom technicians.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Telecom Technician Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the telecom technician position over time.

Male
Female
96%
93%
90%
88%
85%
82%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

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.

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Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of telecom technicians based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Telecom Technician

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%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

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 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Telecom Technicians with Other Job Titles

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Telecom Technician87%9%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Telecom Technician
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

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.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
ATM Technician3.39%
Fuel Technician4.79%
Telecom Technician4.98%
Glass Technician5.08%
Electric Organ Checker5.29%
Electronic Equipment Repairer5.70%
Maintenance Lead Technician6.05%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Telecom Technician?

male-income
Male Income
$42,963
female-income
Female Income
$39,565

Telecom Technician Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$45,190
$43,849
$42,509
$41,168
$39,828
$38,488
$37,147
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Telecom Technician Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$43,849
Master's Degree$45,376
Some College/ Associate Degree$45,821
Bachelor's Degree$46,058

Telecom Technician Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$47,124
$46,058
$44,991
$43,925
$42,859
$41,792
$40,726
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Telecom Technician Heatmaps

Where Are Telecom Technicians Located?

By looking through more than 1,583 resumes, we found that the most popular places for telecom technicians are NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.

Number of Telecom Technicians

Telecom Technician Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ telecom technicians. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most telecom technicians is the technology industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire telecom technicians.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

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.

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Private

Public

Government

Education

Industry Concentration

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 finance.

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Technology

Telecommunication

Fortune 500

Finance

Professional

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