Average Fiber Optic Technician Hourly Pay

$21.52
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$15.01
MEDIAN
$21.52
90%
$31.67

The average hourly pay for a Fiber Optic Technician is $21.52

Hourly Rate
$15 - $32
Bonus
$252 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$485 - $6k
Total Pay
$32k - $73k
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What Do Fiber Optic Technicians Do?

Fiber Optic Technician Tasks
  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain fiber optic systems.
  • May create sensors and perform optical inspections.
  • Measure signal strength to ensure adequate performance.
  • Run fiber optic cables underground or underwater, and perform premises cabling.
  • Conduct regular inspections of fiber optic systems, and locate and repair defects.
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Job Satisfaction for Fiber Optic Technician

3.7 out of 5
(152)
Highly Satisfied
10Reviews
Based on 152 responses, the job of Fiber Optic Technician has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5. On average, Fiber Optic Technicians are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
95.7%
Female
4.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 324 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

72%

Dental

60%

Vision

51%

None

27%