Salary 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

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The main duty of commercial and industrial equipment electronics repairers is to repair, inspect, test, maintain and install telecommunications cables, which include fiber optic cables. This job is not usually dangerous, but it does require employees to stand or bend in awkward positions for many hours at a time. To be considered for this position, no more than a high school degree or GED is usually required. Once hired, up to a year of formal on-site job training is standard.

A Telecommunications Line Installer or Repairer usually receives wages of somewhere between 40000 - 60000 based on seniority. Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers usually get wages of Fifty Thousand One Hundred dollars per annum.

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers obtain the highest salaries in Rhode Island, which has average wages of about $62510. Employees who work in this job are compensated the highest in Other Services (except Public Administration), where they receive a compensation of $55440.

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HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 23.17 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $55,440
Other Services (except Public Administration) $55,050
Transportation and Warehousing $53,550
Information $53,530
Management of Companies and Enterprises $53,470
Public Administration $51,040
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $38,240
Health Care and Social Assistance $38,330
Construction $41,320
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $43,760
Wholesale Trade $43,840
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $48,780
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