Cable Installer Salary

The average rate for a Cable Installer is $14.77 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Electronic Equipment Installation is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,082 - $63,419
(Median)
$23K
$38K
$63K
MEDIAN: $37,711
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$9.86 - $24.65
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,082 - $63,419  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,200  
Commission
$198.88 - $1,028  
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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$21,358 - $59,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $24.65  
   
Overtime
$13.56 - $36.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,200  
   
Commission
$198.88 - $1,028  
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).
)
$21,358 - $59,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cable Installer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Cable Installer Reviews

What is it like working as a Cable Installer at Comcast Cable, Inc.?

Cable Installer in Southfield:
"Great Place To Work But Very Demanding."
Pros: I like the freedom to not be 'tied' to a desk all day. The fact that I'm outdoors most of the time is refreshing a welcome turn from working in a factory without natural sun light.
Cons: The hardest part of my job is having to battle the elements. With the winter of 2013, which was one of the worst in my region, it was very difficult to preform my job and maintain a fast pace.

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Experience Affects Cable Installer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Cable Installer Salaries

Electronic Equipment Installation
up arrow 17%

National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 28%
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