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Broadband Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Broadband Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $15.25 per hour nationwide. Career length 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. For the most part, Broadband Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,980 - $67,407
(Median)
$29K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,000
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50%
90%

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$11.70 - $25.06
(Median)
$12
$15
$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 - $3,064  
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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$25,600 - $59,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $25.06  
   
Overtime
$17.20 - $38.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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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$25,600 - $59,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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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 seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at CenturyLink, where the average salary comes to $56K.

The lowest pay by far can be found at Suddenlink Communications — this employer offers a median salary of $33K, 68 percent less than the top paying company.

Pay by Experience Level for Broadband Technician

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Broadband Technicians. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $38K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $32K. On average, Broadband Technicians make $54K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $61K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Broadband Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%

Experienced
up arrow 48%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 5%
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