£24,000
Avg. Salary
£17.67
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Fiber Optic Technician is £17.67 per hour.

The average pay for a Fiber Optic Technician is £24,000 per year.

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£9,702 - £97,871
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Salary £9,702 - £97,871
Bonus £235
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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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£11,600 - £84,880
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Fiber Optic Technician

A fiber optic technician generally works in the telecommunications industry. They install fiber optic cables, which are used to carry Internet, telephone, and television connections/services. Technicians perform their job duties inside and outside of homes and buildings, installing new cables and repairing and maintaining existing cables. Fiber optic technicians are responsible for troubleshooting and correcting any problems that may arise. Customer interaction can also play a large role in the technician’s day, and fiber optic technicians must have an acceptable appearance (for example, clean and professional) and be comfortable interacting with customers. Some technicians are also responsible for promoting company services and ensuring customer satisfaction. A technician should possess a strong knowledge of their company and all of the services that are offered.

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Fiber Optic Technician Tasks
  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain fiber optic systems.
  • May create sensors and perform optical inspections.
  • Measure signal strength to ensure adequate performance.
  • Run fiber optic cables underground or underwater, and perform premises cabling.
  • Conduct regular inspections of fiber optic systems, and locate and repair defects.

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Key Stats for Fiber Optic Technician

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 63%