Broadband Technician Salary

Men account for the majority of Broadband Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $15.61 per hour. Compensation ranges between $11.97 per hour and $25.15. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,980 - $67,407
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$67K
MEDIAN: $41,700
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$11.97 - $25.15
(Median)
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,980 - $67,407  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,300  
Commission
$203.47 - $1,526  
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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$25,864 - $60,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $25.15  
   
Overtime
$17.84 - $38.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,300  
   
Commission
$203.47 - $1,526  
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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$25,864 - $60,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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


Broadband Technicians flock to CenturyLink for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $56K lead the pack in compensation.

Offering a median salary of only $35K, Suddenlink Communications gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $24K to $44K isn't that wide, either.

Pay by Experience Level for Broadband Technician

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


Broadband Technicians with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Broadband Technicians in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $33K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $39K. On average, Broadband Technicians make $47K following one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $61K on average.

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Experience Affects Broadband Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 5%
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