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Telecommunications Engineer

Mataaro Whitiwhiti Kōrero

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Telecommunications engineers design, test and build telecommunications networks and systems.


Telecommunications engineers with up to five years’ experience usually earn

$45K-$60K per year

Senior telecommunications engineers with over five years’ experience usually earn

$60K-$130K per year

Source: Futureintech and Trade Me, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a telecommunications engineer are good due to a shortage of workers.
Jonathon Exley and work colleagues study a telecommunications design

Telecommunications engineers need to design and interpret drawings

Last updated 31 August 2018