$40,064
Avg. Salary
$17.73
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,500

Bonus

$1,000

Profit Sharing

$4,913

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cable Technician is $17.73 per hour.

The average pay for a Cable Technician is $40,064 per year.

$12.31
10%
$17.73
50%
$26.56
90%
MEDIAN $17.73
$26k
10%
$40k
50%
$68k
90%
MEDIAN $40,064
$25,656 - $67,919
$26K
$40K
$68K
MEDIAN: $40,064
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50%
90%

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$12.31 - $26.56
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$0$67K
Salary $25,656 - $67,919
Bonus $203 - $4,099
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $4,913
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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$26,946 - $59,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 114
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.31 - $26.56
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $14.78 - $37.87
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $203 - $4,099
Commission $4,913
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$26,946 - $59,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 423

Cable Technician Pay By Employer

$0$57K

$42,252

Spectrum
18 profiles
$37,437

AT&T Inc.
5 profiles
$49,816

Cable Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Cable Technician

Pay by Experience for a Cable Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Cable Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 99 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cable Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Cable Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 53 salaries. A Cable Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 6 salaries.

Cable Technician Reviews

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

Cable Technician in Boca Raton:
"Challenging work and low pay."
Pros: I like troubleshooting
Cons: Low pay. Everybody knows it but won't do anything about it.

Cable Technician in Fort Wayne:
Always try and look for another job unless you start young and stick with it..

Cable Technician in York:
"Cable tech worries."
Pros: Customers always take the for front of my mind without them I would have a job so in short I like when a person finally gets all there stuff hooked up and there really excited about it.
Cons: Customer service in the industry is sales based so a lot of times I'll show up to give a 95 year woman an upgrade she didn't want or need.

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Key Stats for Cable Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Cable Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲64%

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 27%