Broadband Technician Salary

Broadband Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $15.82 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $12.04 per hour and $25.24. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$31,996 - $66,384

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$12.04 - $25.24

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,996 - $66,384  
   
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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$26,155 - $60,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $25.24  
   
Overtime
$17.57 - $38.11  
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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$26,155 - $60,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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


CenturyLink leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $56K.

Suddenlink Communications offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $35K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $23K to $44K.

Pay by Experience Level for Broadband Technician

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $33K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $39K. Broadband Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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 61%

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$38,000

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
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 5%
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