Broadband Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Broadband Technicians in the United States, bringing in about $16.07 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is career duration, followed by geography and the specific company. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$22,192 - $96,000
$22K
$36K
$96K
MEDIAN: $36,313
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50%
90%

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$12.37 - $25.03
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$22,192 - $96,000  
   
Bonus
$450.00 - $5,000  
Commission
$780  
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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$26,164 - $59,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $25.03  
   
Overtime
$18.07 - $34.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$450.00 - $5,000  
   
Commission
$780  
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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$26,164 - $59,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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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 all popular places to work. Time Warner Cable Company leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $51K.

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 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Broadband Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲67%

▲41%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$36,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Broadband Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
▲45%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲38%

Telecommunications
▲21%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▲2%

Technical Services
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Service
▼4%

Troubleshooting
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 6%