Average Cable Technician Hourly Pay

$17.87
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$1,457
Bonus
$1,100
Commission
$500
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The average hourly pay for a Cable Technician is $17.87.
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$12.34
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$17.87
90%
$26.88
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $27
Bonus
$289 - $3,940
Profit Sharing
$300 - $800
Commission
$76 - $24,832
Total Pay
$27,467 - $59,868
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Job Satisfaction for Cable Technician

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Cable Technician are from the companies Comcast Cable, Inc., Spectrum and AT&T Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at AT&T Inc. where the average pay is $23.95. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Comcast Cable, Inc. and Spectrum, earning around $18.98 and $18.83, respectively. Mediacom Communications Corporation pays the lowest at around $12.99. Wide Open West and Charter Communications, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.34 and $16.33, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Cable Technicians?

Skills in Troubleshooting, Telecommunications, Electronic Equipment Installation and Fiber are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cable Technicians?

An entry-level Cable Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.55 based on 26 salaries. An early career Cable Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.97 based on 294 salaries. A mid-career Cable Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.22 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Cable Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.75 based on 158 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Cable Technician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 41.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (34.1% more) and Houston, Texas (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (21.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 683 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
23.1%
Late Career
7.9%