Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer) Salary

Men account for the majority of Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $18.57 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $12.44 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $28.94. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,251 - $73,526
(Median)
$28K
$43K
$74K
MEDIAN: $43,348
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90%

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$12.44 - $28.94
(Median)
$12
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,251 - $73,526  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,996  
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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$26,541 - $69,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $28.94  
   
Overtime
$19.22 - $44.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,996  
   
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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$26,541 - $69,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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Job Description for Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer)

The main role of a telecommunications equipment installer/repairer is to design, build, and maintain communications systems.

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Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer) Tasks

  • Mount racks or cabinets and oversee cable distribution.
  • Determine the viability of the project and installation requirements.
  • Install ancillary and periperal telecommunications equipment such as power plants, batteries, conferencing systems, and routers.

Common Career Paths for Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer)


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Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Telecommunications Manager. The average Telecommunications Manager brings home $74K per year. Becoming a Telecommunications Line Installer or a Telecommunications Analyst is a common transition from a Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer role.

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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer)


Typical Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Telecommunications, Systems Troubleshooting, Windows Operating System General Use, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. Most people skilled in Systems Troubleshooting are similarly competent in Windows Operating System General Use.

Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $33K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $40K. For Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $53K.

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What is it like working as a Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer)?

Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer) in La Junta:
"It's A Very Phone Centered Job, I Learn A Lot All The Time."
Pros: Everyday is different and I work with really good people.
Cons: Nobody really has any set job description.

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Experience Affects Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%


National Average
$41,000



Skills That Affect Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer) Salaries


Systems Troubleshooting
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Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$41,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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