Satellite Antenna Installer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Satellite Antenna Installers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $13.53 per hour nationwide. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$25,008 - $68,630
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$69K
MEDIAN: $39,086
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$10.00 - $21.63
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$14
$22
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,008 - $68,630  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,109  
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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$23,988 - $64,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $21.63  
   
Overtime
$12.20 - $30.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,109  
   
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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$23,988 - $64,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Job Description for Satellite Antenna Installer

Satellite antenna installers generally work for companies which provide television services to customers. These employees install satellites so that service can be received; prior to carrying out a job, they must review their instructions and make sure that the satellites are permitted to be installed in the given place per local, state, and federal regulations. Problem-solving is also important in this position, as some jobs may not be as straightforward as others. There may be obstructions, such as trees or other buildings, that will hinder the reception of a good signal.

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Satellite Antenna Installer Tasks

  • Measure and document installation locations and height/depth of equipment.
  • Review specifications, permits and regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Survey sites, select equipment locations, and install and test antennas.
  • Communicate needs and performance with customers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Satellite Antenna Installer


Bringing up the rear, DIRECTV, LLC.'s median pay of $30K is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $78K.


Satellite Antenna Installer Reviews

What is it like working as a Satellite Antenna Installer?

Satellite Antenna Installer in Visalia:
"Love the job.but pay is not what I thought it would be."
Pros: Bringing happiness to people of all ages, races and genders through satellite television installations.
Cons: The pay is horrible. We get paid per installation. Alot of the time the command center will give out your installations to other technicians that may finish other jobs sooner than you finish one, then you will miss out one potential money.then they will send you home early cause there is no more work.

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Experience Affects Satellite Antenna Installer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 35%
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