The average pay for a Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer is $18.05 per hour. A skill in Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Total Pay (?
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$28,237 - $72,822
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MEDIAN: $44,318
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Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Total Pay (?
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$12.19 - $31.25
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,237 - $72,822  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,752  
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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$27,737 - $69,731  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 309
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $31.25  
   
Overtime
$17.79 - $46.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,752  
   
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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$27,737 - $69,731  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 309
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Job Description for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer
  • 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.
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

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Salaries

Troubleshooting
up arrow 21%
Fiber
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Telecommunications
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 41 votes.
Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 26%
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