$42,468
Avg. Salary
$15.25
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,513

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

$1,221

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cable Installer is $15.25 per hour.

The average pay for a Cable Installer is $42,468 per year.

10%
$11.05
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$15.25
50%
$24.38
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MEDIAN $15.25
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$25k
10%
$42k
50%
$70k
90%
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MEDIAN $42,468
$25,387 - $70,469
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$70K
MEDIAN: $42,468
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$0$70K
Salary $25,387 - $70,469
Bonus $483 - $4,949
Profit Sharing $4,000
Commission $1,221
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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$24,622 - $59,156
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 136
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.05 - $24.38
Hourly Tips $0.75
Overtime $15.60 - $36.13
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $483 - $4,949
Commission $1,221
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$24,622 - $59,156
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 407

Job Description

Cable installers are responsible for installing cable into a home or business, such as for television or the internet. They may also test devices after installing them to ensure proper function before leaving the site.

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Cable Installer Tasks
  • Gather equipment and supplies and coordinate with customers to prepare for installations.
  • Maintain inventory and place orders to replenish stock.
  • Maintain documents for installations, repairs, and other assorted services.
  • Install, program, and calibrate equipment, and troubleshoot any problems.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Cable Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Cable Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 240 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cable Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Cable Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 86 salaries. A Cable Installer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 20 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cable Installer?

Cable Installer in Chattanooga:
"Installer."
Pros: 40 hrs a week.
Cons: No job security.

Cable Installer in Baltimore:
"Patients."
Take your time and pay attention to all details.

Cable Installer in Roseville:
"Work flexibility, stress level, Customer Relations."
Pros: The workload was easily manageable.
Cons: The pick up of equipment for free.

Cable Installer in Southfield:
"Great Place To Work But Very Demanding."
Pros: I like the freedom to not be 'tied' to a desk all day. The fact that I'm outdoors most of the time is refreshing a welcome turn from working in a factory without natural sun light.
Cons: The hardest part of my job is having to battle the elements. With the winter of 2013, which was one of the worst in my region, it was very difficult to preform my job and maintain a fast pace.

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Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$36,000

▼10%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Fiber
▲29%

Troubleshooting
▲21%


National Average
$36,000

Customer Service
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 33%