The average rate for a Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) is $17.81 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Troubleshooting and Systems Troubleshooting.
Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Total Pay (?
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$25,571 - $62,260
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MEDIAN: $39,622
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Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Total Pay (?
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$12.16 - $28.82
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,571 - $62,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,530  
Commission
$98.39 - $4,938  
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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$27,491 - $65,943  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 520
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $28.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24 - $2.50  
Overtime
$16.54 - $43.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,530  
   
Commission
$98.39 - $4,938  
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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$27,491 - $65,943  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 520
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Job Description for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)
  • Test and troubleshoot cables and security systems.
  • Coordinate with partners to test plant cable facilities and maintain or replace existing sections of cable.
  • Perform regular maintenance tasks for digital loop carriers, distance learning systems, and other equipment.
  • Perform on-site cable, multi-telephone, DSL, and other equipment installations.
  • Assist in groundwork and direct traffic as necessary.
Pay by Experience Level for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Chicago
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Atlanta
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Austin
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Charlotte
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National Average
$41,000
Houston
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Dallas
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Orlando
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Experience Affects Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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

Troubleshooting
up arrow 41%
Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 15%
up arrow 9%
National Average
$41,000
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%
Telecommunications
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 81 votes.
Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 17%
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