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. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction for Broadband Technicians is high.

$29,000 - $69,634
(Median)
$29K
$44K
$70K
MEDIAN: $43,527
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90%

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$12.15 - $25.17
(Median)
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,000 - $69,634  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,800  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
Commission
$600  
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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$25,870 - $60,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $25.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24  
Overtime
$18.33 - $36.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,800  
   
Commission
$600  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$25,870 - $60,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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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


CenturyLink pays the most with a median salary of $50K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $38K to a high of $84K.

With a median salary of only $36K, Charter Communications, Inc. pays the least. It seems that the compensation range of $25K to $48K isn't that wide, either.


Broadband Technicians who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Electronic Troubleshooting and Technical Services are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Broadband Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Broadband Technicians, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $34K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $40K on average. For Broadband Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $60K.

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Experience Affects Broadband Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Broadband Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Technical Services
0%

National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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