Career Outlook for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Also known as:  Cable Television Installer, Fiber Optic Technician, FIOS Line Installer, Telecommunication Lines Repairer, Telecommunications Line Installer, Telephone Cable Splicer, Telephone Lines Repairer, Telephone Lineworker
The overall job outlook for Telecommunications Line Installer or Repairer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 8.52 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.42 percent per year. Demand for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers is expected to go up, with an expected 16,250 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.30 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers in the following states
California 18,960
New York 17,730
Texas 15,790
Florida 7,960
Pennsylvania 7,930
Massachusetts 7,600
New Jersey 6,380
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
Idaho 100
Guam 110
North Dakota 320
Hawaii 410
Alaska 410
Montana 420
Wyoming 420
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