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Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Salary

A Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer earns an average wage of $17.91 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$26,962 - $78,394
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MEDIAN: $45,369
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$12.21 - $29.01
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$26,962 - $78,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
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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$27,891 - $65,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $29.01  
   
Overtime
$17.84 - $43.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
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).
)
$27,891 - $65,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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Job Description for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer

A telecommunications line installer and repairer installs telecommunications lines for internet and phone services and ensures that they work optimally. When issues are detected or reported by the customers, the line installer will inspect the lines to remedy the issues. Some things that are installed are fiberoptic wiring, drop wires, network grid devices, multiline systems, private branch exchanges, and protectors for the lines. When new customers order services, the installer will create new lines and make sure that customers can receive the service. When problems are reported, a line installer will have to troubleshoot the issues in order to determine the problem. After installation is complete, repair work is done to repair the lines or equipment as needed.

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Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Tasks

  • Evaluate signal strength and install equipment to maintain strong transmission signal.
  • Install cable at customer's location, sometimes between poles and towers, or underground in trenches.
  • Splice, insulate and repair telephone and television cable at customer's location.
  • Connect television sets to cable systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer

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

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Experience Affects Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Salaries

Fiber
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Telecommunications
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 24%