Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salary (Canada)

A Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) earns an average wage of C$19.69 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$29,194 - C$62,694
C$29K
C$51K
C$63K
MEDIAN: C$51,170
10%
50%
90%
C$12.53 - C$27.53
C$13
C$19
C$28
MEDIAN: C$19.16
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$29,194 - C$62,694
Bonus C$7,560
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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C$28,049 - C$61,534
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data C$0C$51
Hourly Rate C$12.53 - C$27.53
Overtime C$32.25
Annual Data C$0C$61K
Bonus C$7,560
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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C$28,049 - C$61,534
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

Positions as a line service technician for cable, phone, and telecommunications are commonly available in companies providing services ranging from traditional telephone lines to high-end fiber optics data networks. Generally a high school diploma or equivalent is the minimum requirement for this position, though higher-level positions may have additional requirements.

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Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Tasks

  • Perform on-site cable, multi-telephone, DSL, and other equipment installations.
  • Assist in groundwork and direct traffic as necessary.
  • Perform regular maintenance tasks for digital loop carriers, distance learning systems, and other equipment.
  • Test and troubleshoot cables and security systems.
  • Coordinate with partners to test plant cable facilities and maintain or replace existing sections of cable.

Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

Pay by Experience for a Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) has a positive trend. An entry-level Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 6 salaries. A Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$47,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: