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11: Telecommunications Manager
Median Salary: $84,448
Salary Growth (2009–2015): +14%
Total Employees: 10,900
Change in Employees (2009–2015): -3%
Telecommunications managers are employed by telecom companies to oversee the development, operation and maintenance of their services. They have titles like telephone company district manager or facilities manager of telecommunications. They must have the technical knowledge and experience in order to assess installations, operation and maintenance services in order to make recommendations for improvement. A university degree in science, electrical engineering, or a related field is required.