Cable Construction Technician Salary

Male Cable Construction Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $17.18 per hour in the United States. For the most part, Cable Construction Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,369 - $69,489
(Median)
$24K
$38K
$69K
MEDIAN: $38,441
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90%

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$12.94 - $23.02
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,369 - $69,489  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
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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$27,437 - $53,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $23.02  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $33.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
   
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).
)
$27,437 - $53,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Job Description for Cable Construction Technician

  • Operate digger derricks, cable plows, and dump trucks.
  • Operate construction equipment according to safety guidelines.
  • Perform aerial operations such as climbing poles, attaching cables, and installing pole anchors.
  • Install, replace, or repair cable facilities and build cable plants.
  • Maintain records of daily activities and ensure timely completion of service work order forms.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cable Construction Technician

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $34K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $38K. Cable Construction Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $48K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $44K.

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Experience Affects Cable Construction Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 30%
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