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Telecommunication Average Salaries in Argentina 2020

How much money does a person working in Telecommunication make in Argentina?


Average Monthly Salary
89,300 ARS
( 1,070,000 ARS yearly)

LOW
55,700
ARS
AVERAGE
89,300
ARS
HIGH
145,000
ARS

A person working in Telecommunication in Argentina typically earns around 89,300 ARS per month. Salaries range from 55,700 ARS (lowest average) to 145,000 ARS (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Telecommunication careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Access Operation Team Leader93,700 ARS
Audio Visual Installer62,500 ARS
Broadband Technician66,900 ARS
Chief Technology Officer143,000 ARS
Customer Implementation Support73,900 ARS
Fiber Optic Technician87,200 ARS
Mobile Data Coordinator75,000 ARS
OSP Site Supervisor84,500 ARS
Retention Executive121,000 ARS
RF Engineer85,700 ARS
Sales Director151,000 ARS
Sales Engineer95,600 ARS
Technical Support Engineer90,500 ARS
Telecom Chief Engineer91,900 ARS
Telecom Specialist101,000 ARS
Telecommunication Consultant108,000 ARS
Telecommunication Dispatcher71,700 ARS
Telecommunication Equipment Engineer80,400 ARS
Telecommunication Logistics Supervisor87,900 ARS
Telecommunication Product Manager103,000 ARS
Telecommunication Project Coordinator83,700 ARS
Telecommunication Project Manager104,000 ARS
Telecommunication Service Delivery Manager113,000 ARS
Telecommunication Service Management Coordinator95,900 ARS
Telecommunication Solution Architect107,000 ARS
Telecommunication Surveyor75,400 ARS
Telecommunication Team Leader92,900 ARS
Telecommunication Technical Manager105,000 ARS
Telecommunication Technician55,700 ARS
Telecommunications Analyst103,000 ARS
Telecommunications Assistant Manager105,000 ARS
Telecommunications Engineer87,900 ARS
Telecommunications Engineering Specialist90,800 ARS
Telecommunications Equipment Installer68,800 ARS
Telecommunications Facility Examiner73,800 ARS
Telecommunications Line Installer65,700 ARS
Telecommunications Manager154,000 ARS
Telecommunications Network Engineer91,400 ARS
Telecommunications Technician68,200 ARS

Telecommunication Jobs Salary Distribution in Argentina

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Telecommunication salaries in Argentina range from 55,700 ARS per month (minimum average salary) to 145,000 ARS per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 91,100 ARS per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 91,100 ARS while the other half are earning more than 91,100 ARS. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 66,100 ARS while 75% of them are earning more than 66,100 ARS. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 120,000 ARS while 25% are earning more than 120,000 ARS.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Argentina costs anywhere from 453,000 Argentine Peso(s) to 1,360,000 Argentine Peso(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Telecommunication Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees earn 9% more than their female counterparts.

Female
84,900 ARS
Male+9%
92,400 ARS
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Argentina for all Careers

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Telecommunication Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Argentina

How much are annual salary increments in Argentina for Telecommunication professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

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Telecommunication professionals in Argentina are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 17 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Argentina Telecommunication
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Argentina / All Professions

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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Argentina is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
1%
Energy
2%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
4%
Travel
5%
Construction
6%
Education
7%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Argentina for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Telecommunication Bonus and Incentive Rates in Argentina

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Argentina Telecommunication
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Telecommunication is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

48% of surveyed staff in Telecommunication reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 52% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
52%
No Bonus
48%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Argentina earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
87,400 ARS
Public Sector+7%
93,100 ARS
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Telecommunication Salary Forecast and Trend in Argentina

How do Telecommunication salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

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Average Salary 2016
79,300 ARS
Average Salary 2017+4%
82,200 ARS
Average Salary 2018+3%
84,500 ARS
Average Salary 2019+2%
86,100 ARS
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Telecommunication salaries in Argentina are rising in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

Telecommunication Hourly Average Wage in Argentina


520 ARS per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Argentina is 520 ARS. This means that the average person in Argentina earns approximately 520 ARS for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Telecommunication VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Telecommunication and Telecommunication monthly Argentina
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The average salary for Telecommunication is 1% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Avellaneda90,000 ARS
Bahia Blanca95,800 ARS
Buenos Aires103,000 ARS
Cordoba102,000 ARS
Corrientes96,600 ARS
La Plata100,000 ARS
Lanus91,300 ARS
Mar del Plata99,700 ARS
Mendoza88,100 ARS
Neuquen92,600 ARS
Quilmes92,100 ARS
Resistencia94,400 ARS
Rosario101,000 ARS
Salta97,900 ARS
San Juan87,700 ARS
San Miguel de Tucuman98,600 ARS
Santa Fe97,100 ARS
Santiago del Estero93,700 ARS
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