Cable Construction Technician Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Cable Construction Technicians earn an average of $17.44 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Cable Construction Technicians are happy with their jobs. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$49,132 - $60,408
$52K
MEDIAN: $52,041
50%

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$13.34 - $24.20
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.57
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50%
90%

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$0$60K
Salary $52,041
Bonus $1,750
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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$27,335 - $59,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.34 - $24.20
Overtime $21.54 - $36.84
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $1,750
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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$27,335 - $59,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Cable Construction Technician

  • Install, replace, or repair cable facilities and build cable plants.
  • Maintain records of daily activities and ensure timely completion of service work order forms.
  • Perform aerial operations such as climbing poles, attaching cables, and installing pole anchors.
  • Operate digger derricks, cable plows, and dump trucks.
  • Operate construction equipment according to safety guidelines.

Cable Construction Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Cable Construction Technician

Pay by Experience for a Cable Construction Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Cable Construction Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cable Construction Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Cable Construction Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 18 salaries. A Cable Construction Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 11 salaries.

Cable Construction Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cable Construction Technician?

Cable Construction Technician in Elkton:
"Network of people and wires."
Pros: Steady work, mostly inside, m-f dayshift.
Cons: Scheduling, short notice of work for the next day, travel policy.

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Key Stats for Cable Construction Technician

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Cable Construction Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 21%