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Cable Splicer Salary

Male Cable Splicers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $27.10 per hour in the United States. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,968 - $98,870
(Median)
$31K
$60K
$99K
MEDIAN: $60,000
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90%

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$13.87 - $36.87
(Median)
$14
$27
$37
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$30,968 - $98,870  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,711  
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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$31,059 - $84,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.87 - $36.87  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $52.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,711  
   
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).
)
$31,059 - $84,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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Job Description for Cable Splicer

  • Operate spooling machinery.
  • Install, splice, test, and repair high voltage cables using tools or mechanical equipment.
  • Assemble and fabricate rope slings.
  • Inspect and test lines or cables, analyze results, and evaluate transmission characteristics.
  • Cover conductors with insulation or seal splices with moisture-proof covering.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cable Splicer

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Cable Splicers. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $51K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $43K. For Cable Splicers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $70K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $72K.

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Experience Affects Cable Splicer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 17%
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