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Cable Television Installer Salary

The average rate for a Cable Television Installer is $13.08 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Telecommunications is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
$21,141 - $56,774
(Median)
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48K
57K
MEDIAN: $36,454
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$9.56 - $21.64
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$21,141 - $56,774  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,067  
Commission
$300.00 - $1,000  
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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$20,494 - $50,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.56 - $21.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10 - $0.64  
Overtime
$13.29 - $33.10  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,067  
   
Commission
$300.00 - $1,000  
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).
)
$20,494 - $50,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 353
United States (change)

Job Description for Cable Television Installer

A cable television installer sets up telecommunication wires in homes, offices, and other settings in which cable television is requested. In order to gain access to cable television (and, in some cases, Internet and telephone service) individuals first need to have the proper equipment set up; this requires installation by a knowledgeable, qualified individual. The cable television installer runs a fiber optic cable from the main cable source to the installation site. After the wires are secured in place, the installer then hooks the wires into a cable monitor box that allows for access to the channels for which the subscriber paid. Depending on how many boxes subscribers want installed, installers may need to run additional wires into other rooms and repeat the installation process.

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Cable Television 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 Television Installer

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

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Experience Affects Cable Television Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 20%