Telecommunications Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for telecommunications line installers and repairers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of telecommunications line installers and repairers amongst Illinois metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,540
25th Percentile Wage
$43,640
50th Percentile Wage
$67,350
75th Percentile Wage
$77,240
90th Percentile Wage
$83,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for telecommunications line installers and repairers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of telecommunications line installers and repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,350
-4.62% 22.85%
2016
$70,460
4.58% -
2015
$67,230
4.66% -
2014
$64,100
11.03% -
2013
$57,030
8.89% -
2012
$51,960
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of telecommunications line installers and repairers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of telecommunications line installers and repairers in state of Illinois ranges from $34,800 to $70,060. The highest paying area for telecommunications line installers and repairers in Illinois is Rockford with a median annual salary of $70,060. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Champaign-Urbana (mean annual salary $67,250). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rockford
$70,060
Champaign-Urbana
$67,250
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$66,610
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$66,580
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$58,880
Bloomington-Normal
$58,870
Peoria
$48,410
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$48,020
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,570
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$34,800




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