Cable Installer Salary

A Cable Installer earns an average wage of $15.13 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Fiber and Troubleshooting.

$23,960 - $72,506
$24K
$43K
$73K
MEDIAN: $43,233
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50%
90%

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$10.80 - $22.92
$11
$15
$23
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$0$72K
Salary $23,960 - $72,506
Bonus $511 - $9,787
Commission $2,000
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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$24,240 - $57,187
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $10.80 - $22.92
Hourly Tips $0.75
Overtime $15.39 - $36.26
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $511 - $9,787
Commission $2,000
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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$24,240 - $57,187
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 253

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Job Description for Cable Installer

Cable installers are responsible for installing cable into a home or business, such as for television or the internet. They may also test devices after installing them to ensure proper function before leaving the site.

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Cable Installer Tasks

  • Gather equipment and supplies and coordinate with customers to prepare for installations.
  • Maintain inventory and place orders to replenish stock.
  • Maintain documents for installations, repairs, and other assorted services.
  • Install, program, and calibrate equipment, and troubleshoot any problems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cable Installer

Pay by Experience for a Cable Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Cable Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 240 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cable Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Cable Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 86 salaries. A Cable Installer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 20 salaries.

Cable Installer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cable Installer?

Cable Installer in Chattanooga:
"Installer."
Pros: 40 hrs a week.
Cons: No job security.

Cable Installer in Roseville:
"Work flexibility, stress level, Customer Relations."
Pros: The workload was easily manageable.
Cons: The pick up of equipment for free.

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Key Stats for Cable Installer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Cable Installer Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$35,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Cable Installer Salaries

Fiber
▲32%

Troubleshooting
▲24%


National Average
$35,000

Customer Service
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 32%
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