Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Cable Television Installer is $17.48
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cable Television Installers?
An entry-level Cable Television Installer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.36 based on 36 salaries. An early career Cable Television Installer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 51 …Read more
What Do Cable Television Installers Do?
A cable television installer sets up telecommunication wires in homes, offices, and other settings in which cable television is requested. In order to gain access to cable television (and, in some cases, Internet and telephone service) individuals first need to have the proper equipment set up; this requires installation by a knowledgeable, qualified individual. The cable television installer runs a fiber optic cable from the main cable source to the installation site. After the wires are …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.