Average Entry-Level Fiber Optic Technician Hourly Pay

$17.88
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$13.16
MEDIAN
$17.88
90%
$24.79

The average hourly pay for a Fiber Optic Technician is $17.88

Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
Bonus
$152 - $2k
Total Pay
$30k - $52k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
94.4%
Female
5.6%
This data is based on 54 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

63%

Dental

49%

Vision

38%

None

35%