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Satellite Antenna Installer Salary

Satellite Antenna Installers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $13.35 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$24,594 - $68,745
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$69K
MEDIAN: $38,618
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$10.13 - $21.36
(Median)
$10
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,594 - $68,745  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,350  
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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$24,047 - $63,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $21.36  
   
Overtime
$12.29 - $30.02  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,350  
   
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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$24,047 - $63,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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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, Dish Network Corporation's median pay of $35K is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $47K.


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Experience Affects Satellite Antenna Installer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 35%
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