Salary for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers (not including Line Installers)

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These employees install, maintain and repair television, internet, telephone and other equipment in residential homes or businesses. They may also install or remove dialing or routing equipment used in businesses. To be considered for this job, vocational training, related work experience or an associate's degree is typically required. Sometimes more than one of these-or all three- are required for consideration. Once hired, an employer will usually require an apprenticeship program or several years of formal training.

A Telecommunications Equipment Installer or Repairer gets a wage of somewhere between 40000 - 60000 based on experience. Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers usually receive a pay level of Fifty Two Thousand Nine Hundred dollars annually.

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers are paid the highest in Massachusetts, where they can get an average pay rate of approximately $64230. Employees who work in this job are compensated highest in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can earn average pay scales of $73440.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 10.01 percent nationwide in that time.
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers (not including Line Installers) tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $73,440
Transportation and Warehousing $62,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $56,650
Management of Companies and Enterprises $54,470
Information $54,440
Finance and Insurance $54,290
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $41,100
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $44,150
Accommodation and Food Services $45,050
Construction $45,800
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $46,550
Wholesale Trade $48,890