Communications Superintendent

Direct operation and maintenance of telephone communication systems.
picture of Communications Superintendent

Quick Stats


Salary Range
$50,000 – $156,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Communications Superintendents do?

Directs construction, operation, and maintenance of telephone or telegraph communication systems: Studies and accepts or rejects recommendations for improvement or additions to communication facilities. Investigates availability and approves cost estimates of new equipment requested. Approves or rejects equipment rental and electric-power contracts. Supervises personnel and performs other administrative duties to ensure efficient operation. May direct installation and operation of radio communications systems.

Should I be a Communications Superintendent?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Superintendent, Communications

    How to Become a
    Communications Superintendent

    We recommend at least a Bachelor's degree. Check out these schools offering Communications Superintendent-related education!
    Schools close to

    Careers Similar to Communications Superintendent