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.
|Salary||$24,635 - $69,205|
|Bonus||$505 - $5,128|
|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).)
|$24,518 - $58,688|
|Hourly Rate||$10.81 - $24.33|
|Overtime||$15.34 - $36.24|
|Bonus||$505 - $5,128|
|Total Pay (||$24,518 - $58,688|
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.Read More...
Communication skills are important in this position to work well with customers, explain how to use their new devices, and provide contact information if something goes wrong. Applicants may be required to pass a drug test, and some cable installers must also have their own vehicles and tools. Use of ladders may also be necessary in this position to connect cable wires at significant heights.
A high school diploma or GED is often a minimum requirement for this position, and the ability to speak a second language, such as Spanish, is highly beneficial. Relevant prior experience may also be required by some employers. Cable installers must also have a valid driver's license to drive to commercial buildings and customers' homes for work.
Cable Installer Tasks
- 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
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.
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