A Cable Installer earns an average wage of $13.61 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Cable Installer Total Pay (?
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$22,314 - $41,335
(Median)
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35K
39K
MEDIAN: $35,430
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Cable Installer Total Pay (?
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$9.04 - $23.47
(Median)
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23
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,314 - $41,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,598  
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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$20,427 - $51,663  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.04 - $23.47  
   
Overtime
$14.69 - $36.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,598  
   
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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$20,427 - $51,663  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Cable Installer
  • Maintain documents for installations, repairs, and other assorted services.
  • Install, program, and calibrate equipment, and troubleshoot any problems.
  • Gather equipment and supplies and coordinate with customers to prepare for installations.
  • Maintain inventory and place orders to replenish stock.

Experience Affects Cable Installer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%
Mid-Career
up arrow 31%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 34%
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