Radio Tower & Radar Technician Salary

A Radio Tower & Radar Technician earns an average wage of $18.22 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$26,982 - $70,730

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$11.78 - $28.29

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,982 - $70,730  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,923  
Total Pay (?
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$27,037 - $72,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $28.29  
   
Overtime
$17.15 - $44.70  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $2,923  
   
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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$27,037 - $72,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Radio Tower & Radar Technician

The position of a radio tower & radar technician involves a high level of danger, so those who wish to work in the field should be prepared for such situations, as well as working with dangerous equipment. These technicians are highly skilled in the installation and repair of telecommunication lines and equipment to help maintain the continuous flow of information through communication lines.

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Radio Tower & Radar Technician Tasks

  • Install two-way radios, mobile data computers (MDC), and other electronic equipment.
  • Maintain, inspect, and repair computer-based equipment and keep records of maintenance.
  • Repair, maintain, and install radio and electronic equipment.

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Experience Affects Radio Tower & Radar Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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