Cable Construction Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Cable Construction Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $18.06 per hour nationwide. Cable Construction Technicians largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$29,500 - $56,000
$50K
MEDIAN: $49,855
50%

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$12.35 - $26.43
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.06
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$49,855  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
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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$24,821 - $60,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $26.43  
   
Overtime
$20.48 - $36.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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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$24,821 - $60,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Cable Construction Technician

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

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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $42K. Cable Construction Technicians bring in $48K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $44K.

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Key Stats for Cable Construction Technician

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Cable Construction Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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