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Cable Construction Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Cable Construction Technicians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $17.11 per hour. One-third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$21,287 - $58,588
(Median)
$21K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,995
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90%

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$13.00 - $23.69
(Median)
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$21,287 - $58,588  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
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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$27,514 - $54,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $23.69  
   
Overtime
$19.16 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
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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$27,514 - $54,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $35K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $38K on average. Cable Construction Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $48K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $44K.

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Experience Affects Cable Construction Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 34%