Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) with Fiber Skills Salary

Telecommunications Line Service Technicians with Fiber skills take home an average $20.13 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Work is enjoyable for Telecommunications Line Service Technicians with Fiber skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$42,729 - $78,866
$73K
MEDIAN: $73,469
50%

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$14.36 - $29.82
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20.13
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$73,469  
   
Bonus
$2,035  
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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$31,548 - $78,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $29.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.22  
Overtime
$21.93 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$2,035  
   
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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$31,548 - $78,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Pay by Experience Level for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $35K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $45K. Telecommunications Line Service Technicians with Fiber skills bring in $51K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $55K.

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
042
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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