Cable Splicer Salary

Men make up the majority of Cable Splicers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $27.10 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Cable Splicers is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,147 - $98,633
(Median)
$31K
$61K
$99K
MEDIAN: $61,041
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90%

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$13.76 - $36.87
(Median)
$14
$27
$37
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$31,147 - $98,633  
   
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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$30,738 - $84,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $36.87  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $52.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$30,738 - $84,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.


For many Cable Splicers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $42K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $51K. Cable Splicers bring in $70K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $72K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Cable Splicer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

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 28 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
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 18%