Broadband Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Broadband Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $16.13 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career duration, but the particular city and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Work is enjoyable for Broadband Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,027 - $97,313
$22K
$36K
$97K
MEDIAN: $36,313
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50%
90%

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$12.27 - $25.80
$12
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $16.13
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90%

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$0$97K
Salary $22,027 - $97,313
Bonus $293.61 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $1,000
Total Pay (?
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$25,840 - $60,780
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.27 - $25.80
Overtime $18.49 - $35.33
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $293.61 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$25,840 - $60,780
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 169

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Job Description for Broadband Technician

Broadband technicians are experts in the installation, application, and repair of internet or telecommunication systems and typically travel to homes and businesses, assist in customer support, and route the appropriate wires throughout the building when necessary. They may also work outdoors to install phone lines or broadband access cables either underground or suspended on power lines.

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Broadband Technician Tasks

  • Install, connect, reconnect, and disconnect, broadband equipment and service.
  • Audit networks including ping tests, tracerouting and speed tests.
  • Comply with FCC, NESC, OSHA technical standards.
  • 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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Broadband Technician


Charter Communications, Inc., Time Warner Cable Company, CenturyLink, Suddenlink, and Suddenlink Communications are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Broadband Technicians. For Broadband Technicians, comfortable salaries can be found at Time Warner Cable Company; in fact, median earnings sit around $51K, the highest in the area.

Pay by Experience Level for Broadband Technician

Pay by Experience for a Broadband Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Broadband Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 120 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Broadband Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Broadband Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 34 salaries. A Broadband Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Broadband Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Broadband Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

▲40%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$36,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Broadband Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
▲44%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲37%

Telecommunications
▲20%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▲2%

Technical Services
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Service
▼5%

Troubleshooting
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%
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