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Cable Splicer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Cable Splicers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $25.29 per hour nationwide. Pay ranges from $13.09 per hour on the low end to $36.58 on the high end. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Most Cable Splicers report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$30,968 - $97,077
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $55,000
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$13.09 - $36.58
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$30,968 - $97,077  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,543  
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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$29,393 - $82,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $36.58  
   
Overtime
$17.55 - $52.58  
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 - $1,543  
   
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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$29,393 - $82,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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.


For many Cable Splicers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $41K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $50K on average. Cable Splicers bring in $70K after working for 10 to 20 years. Cable Splicers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $72K.

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Experience Affects Cable Splicer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 18%