Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salary

A Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) earns an average wage of $18.87 per hour.

$23,672 - $77,393
$24K
$49K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,112
10%
50%
90%

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$12.56 - $28.66
$13
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.72
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$0$77K
Salary $23,672 - $77,393
Bonus $750 - $5,034
Commission $1,100
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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$26,966 - $68,630
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $12.56 - $28.66
Hourly Tips $1.04
Overtime $18.85 - $44.31
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $750 - $5,034
Commission $1,100
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).
)
$26,966 - $68,630
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 348

Job Description for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

Positions as a line service technician for cable, phone, and telecommunications are commonly available in companies providing services ranging from traditional telephone lines to high-end fiber optics data networks. Generally a high school diploma or equivalent is the minimum requirement for this position, though higher-level positions may have additional requirements.

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Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Tasks

  • Perform on-site cable, multi-telephone, DSL, and other equipment installations.
  • Assist in groundwork and direct traffic as necessary.
  • Perform regular maintenance tasks for digital loop carriers, distance learning systems, and other equipment.
  • Test and troubleshoot cables and security systems.
  • Coordinate with partners to test plant cable facilities and maintain or replace existing sections of cable.

Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

Pay by Experience for a Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) has a positive trend. An entry-level Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 104 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 77 salaries. A Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 32 salaries.

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Key Stats for Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications)

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Line Service Technician (Cable/Phone/Telecommunications) Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲10%

▲9%

Cable
▲5%

Telecommunications
▲5%

National Average
$43,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼4%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼11%

Customer Service
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 21%