Entry-Level Fiber Optic Technician Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Fiber Optic Technician is $18.69 per hour. A skill in splicing is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,486 - $72,899
$24K
$48K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,296
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$13.96 - $25.10
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,486 - $72,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,008  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$29,342 - $65,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.96 - $25.10  
   
Overtime
$21.24 - $36.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,008  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$29,342 - $65,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 221

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Fiber Optic Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Fiber Optic Technician in 95811:
"Learn and Adapt."
Never stop learning, always practice, take classes as often as your company lets you. Adapt constantly.

Fiber Optic Technician in Norman:
"Fiber designation counts."
Treat your fiber like it is going to make or break you if you screw up one thing.

Key Stats for Fiber Optic Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Fiber Optic Technician Salaries

splicing
▲30%

Fiber
▲1%

Telecommunications
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 35%
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