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Broadband Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Broadband Technicians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $14.99 per hour. The company and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Broadband Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$29,900 - $67,924
(Median)
30K
44K
60K
68K
MEDIAN: $44,218
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$11.37 - $24.45
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,900 - $67,924  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
Commission
$406.95 - $3,025  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,309 - $59,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.37 - $24.45  
   
Overtime
$16.35 - $37.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
Commission
$406.95 - $3,025  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,309 - $59,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Job Description for Broadband Technician

  • Train customers on use of equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair clients' broadband service and equipment including issues with coaxial cables, radio frequency and AC/DC transmissions.
  • Comply with FCC, NESC, OSHA technical standards.
  • Install, connect, reconnect, and disconnect, broadband equipment and service.
  • Audit networks including ping tests, tracerouting and speed tests.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Broadband Technician


Those at CenturyLink can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $56K.

The lowest pay by far can be found at Suddenlink Communications — this employer offers a median salary of $32K, 76 percent lower than the top payer.

Experience Affects Broadband Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%