Workforce/essential personnel

Starting an Internet service provider company (ISP) will require personnel; here you can find a list of necessary employees, their job descriptions, and national average pay.

Project Director/ Operations Manager

The base salary for Internet Director ranges from $67,685 to $77,629 with the average base salary of $72,331.

Field Manager and Field Technicians

The annual salary for internet technicians ranges from $28,000 to $49,000 per year or $22 an hour. The estimated total pay for a Field Manager is $65,450 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $49,205 per year. 

Account Manager

The average Internet Manager salary is $61,041 as of March 28, 2023, but the salary range typically falls between $52,012 and $70,583.

Systems Manager/ Network Operations

The average salary for a systems manager in the United States is $107,156. Systems manager salaries typically range between $75,000 and $152,000 a year.

Other positions you may need as you grow:

  • IT support
  • Cable drop specialist
  • Marketing/ outreach specialist

Many of the above positions can be outsourced. For more information on outsourcing see: