Canada’s Best Jobs: Telecommunications Manager

 
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Telecommunications Manager

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Median Salary: $86,528
Salary Growth (2010–2016): +15%
Total Employees: 12,000
Change in Employees (2010–2016): +5%

Job Description:

Telecommunications carriers employ managers to maintain their facilities and oversee their operations. A telecommunication manager may oversee network installation, direct switching systems, and ensure their systems comply with regulations.

Job Qualifications:

You’ll need a university degree to match the field you’re working in, on top of several years as a supervisor.

Salary:

Median salary for a telecommunications manager is $86,500, having risen almost 16% over the past five years.

Career Opportunity:

The vast majority of these managers of services, operations and facilities are employed in Quebec and Ontario, according to Statistics Canada. While the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) predicts growing demand overall for those in information communications technology, telecommunications managers are said to be in lower demand than the field as a whole.


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