Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salary

A Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) earns an average wage of $18.48 per hour.

$23,839 - $78,593
$24K
$49K
$79K
MEDIAN: $48,624
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50%
90%

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$12.70 - $28.51
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$23,839 - $78,593  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $4,932  
Commission
$1,100  
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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$27,450 - $66,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $28.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.04  
Overtime
$18.49 - $43.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$484.79 - $4,932  
   
Commission
$1,100  
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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$27,450 - $66,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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Job Description for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

Positions as a line service technician for cable, phone, and telecommunications are commonly available in companies providing services ranging from traditional telephone lines to high-end fiber optics data networks. Generally a high school diploma or equivalent is the minimum requirement for this position, though higher-level positions may have additional requirements.

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Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Tasks

  • Perform on-site cable, multi-telephone, DSL, and other equipment installations.
  • Assist in groundwork and direct traffic as necessary.
  • Perform regular maintenance tasks for digital loop carriers, distance learning systems, and other equipment.
  • Test and troubleshoot cables and security systems.
  • Coordinate with partners to test plant cable facilities and maintain or replace existing sections of cable.

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Key Stats for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲10%

▲8%

Cable
▲5%

Telecommunications
▲5%

National Average
$43,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼4%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼11%

Customer Service
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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