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

Men make up the majority of Telecommunications Equipment Non-Line Installers in the in the United States, bringing in about $19.05 per hour. Compensation starts at $12.57 per hour and can reach $29.23. Benefits are plentiful in this line of work; most people have both medical and dental plans, and more than half have vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Telecommunications Equipment Non-Line Installers is high. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer) Salary (?
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$27,942 - $70,857
(Median)
28K
42K
56K
71K
MEDIAN: $42,280
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Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer) Salary (?
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$12.57 - $29.23
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,942 - $70,857  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,037  
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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$26,928 - $67,496  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.57 - $29.23  
   
Overtime
$18.17 - $43.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,037  
   
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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$26,928 - $67,496  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 243
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Job Description for Telecommunications Equipment Installer / Repairer, (but not Line Installer)

  • 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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As Telecommunications Equipment Non-Line Installers transition into upper-level roles, they may see a strong upturn in salary. For instance, a Telecommunications Manager may earn an extra $33K per year than his or her lower-level colleagues. A Telecommunications Equipment Non-Line Installer may also move into a role as a Telecommunications Line Installer or a Network Engineer.

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

Job skills reported by Telecommunications Equipment Non-Line Installers are limited. Telecommunications is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 4 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. It is often found that people who know Systems Troubleshooting are also skilled 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.
Pay for Telecommunications Equipment Non-Line Installers increases steadily with experience. Starting out, salaries fall in the $33K range but grow to $42K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $50K after one to two decades. As Telecommunications Equipment Non-Line Installers reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $55K. Telecommunications Equipment Non-Line Installers with one to 10 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and more than 20 years. Workers who have been working for more than 20 years are hardest to find.

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

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 27%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

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

Telecommunications
up arrow 4%
Systems Troubleshooting
0%
National Average
$42,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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