Cable Construction Technician Salary

Men account for the majority of Cable Construction Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $17.37 per hour. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Most Cable Construction Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,369 - $69,489

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$13.00 - $23.69

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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 (?
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$27,591 - $54,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $23.69  
   
Overtime
$19.77 - $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).
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$27,591 - $54,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $34K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $38K. Cable Construction Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $44K by contrast.

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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 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

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
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 29%
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