Cable Construction Technician Salary

Cable Construction Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $17.65 per hour. Job satisfaction for Cable Construction Technicians is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$24,922 - $60,820
(Median)
$25K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $42,729
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90%

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$13.04 - $25.17
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,922 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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 - $54,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.04 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$20.31 - $33.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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 - $54,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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 less than five years' experience make $35K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $41K. For Cable Construction Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $47K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $43K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Cable Construction Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

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