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Highest Paying Industries for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

The top 61 highest paying industries for telecommunications line installers and repairers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $93,350, natural gas distribution is the highest paying industry for telecommunications line installers and repairers. It is followed by other services (except federal, state, and local government) industry (average annual salary $81,530). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of telecommunications line installers and repairers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 61 Highest Paying Industries for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Natural Gas Distribution
$93,350
50
2 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$81,530
120
3 Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$79,550
n/a
4 Repair and Maintenance
$79,550
n/a
5 Utilities
$77,630
920
6 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$76,920
870
7 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$65,490
60,450
8 Telecommunications
$65,250
63,020
9 Information
$64,790
66,640
10 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$61,890
1,030
11 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$56,530
40
12 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$56,530
40
13 Manufacturing
$55,830
80
14 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,090
40
15 Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,090
40
16 Federal government, including USPS
$54,440
120
17 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$54,440
120
18 Educational Services - Local government owned
$54,120
60
19 Other Telecommunications
$53,010
1,290
20 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,150
420
21 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$51,760
1,160
22 Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,760
1,160
23 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$51,690
930
24 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,670
850
25 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,650
n/a
26 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,170
190
27 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$51,150
1,290
28 Satellite Telecommunications
$51,110
240
29 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$50,890
50
30 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$50,610
60
31 Health Care and Social Assistance
$49,370
60
32 State government, including schools and hospitals
$46,210
250
33 Other Building Equipment Contractors
$45,720
260
34 Temporary Help Services
$45,690
1,140
35 Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$45,620
3,600
36 Broadcasting (except Internet)
$45,590
3,610
37 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$44,580
1,170
38 Administrative and Support Services
$44,110
1,640
39 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$44,110
1,640
40 Employment Services
$43,770
1,390
41 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$43,480
790
42 Educational Services
$43,460
130
43 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,830
2,860
44 Building Equipment Contractors
$42,780
22,480
45 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$42,750
22,220
46 Specialty Trade Contractors
$42,610
22,810
47 Construction
$40,620
40,000
48 Engineering Services
$38,580
280
49 Utility System Construction
$38,370
17,180
50 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$38,370
17,180
51 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$38,350
17,140
52 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$38,340
360
53 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$38,160
80
54 Educational Services - State government owned
$37,920
60
55 Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$37,900
n/a
56 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$37,900
n/a
57 Wholesale Trade
$37,900
n/a
58 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$37,820
60
59 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$36,390
310
60 Security Systems Services
$36,160
50
61 Investigation and Security Services
$36,160
50
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