Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Cable Installer is $16.76
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cable Installers?
An entry-level Cable Installer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.21 based on 24 salaries. An early career Cable Installer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.46 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Cable Installers Do?
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.
Communication skills are important in this position to work well with customers, explain how to use their new devices, and provide contact information if something goes wrong. Applicants may be required to pass a drug test, and some cable installers must also have their own …Read more
- 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.