Satellite Antenna Installer Salary
Men account for the majority of Satellite Antenna Installers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $15.57 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the particular firm, followed by experience level and geography. Although the greater part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, around one in three claim no health benefits at all. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$24,096 - $63,367|
|Bonus||$195.74 - $6,128|
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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).)
|$24,601 - $61,784|
|Hourly Rate||$11.67 - $24.24|
|Overtime||$8.36 - $38.47|
|Bonus||$195.74 - $6,128|
|Total Pay (||$24,601 - $61,784|
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.Read More...
This job requires traveling from place to place to get work done, so a valid driver’s license is generally required. Satellite antenna installers may work alone or in small teams and may be subjected to harsh weather conditions such as heat, so it is important to be able to tolerate such conditions. These installers should also have sufficient physical strength, as they may be required to carry heavy objects or even bring them onto roofs. The abilities to climb, bend, stoop, and stand for long periods of time are all important, and they may have additional duties regarding the repair and maintenance of satellite antennae depending on the employer. It is also important to be able to use hand and power tools, such as power drills and screwdrivers.
Some positions do not have minimum educational requirements, while others require a minimum of a high school diploma. In some cases, satellite antenna installers are also salespersons for the satellite services, so commission may be offered. Positions are both full-time and part-time, and some installers may be paid on an on-call or per-job basis. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Satellite Antenna Installer Tasks
- Survey sites, select equipment locations, and install and test antennas.
- Communicate needs and performance with customers.
- Measure and document installation locations and height/depth of equipment.
- Review specifications, permits and regulations to ensure compliance.
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Satellite Antenna Installers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Satellites Unlimited, where the average salary comes to $59K.
Pay by Experience Level for Satellite Antenna Installer
Pay by Experience for a Satellite Antenna Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Satellite Antenna Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 178 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Satellite Antenna Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Satellite Antenna Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 45 salaries. A Satellite Antenna Installer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 9 salaries.
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