Telecommunications Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for telecommunications line installers and repairers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of telecommunications line installers and repairers amongst New York 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,230
25th Percentile Wage
$44,240
50th Percentile Wage
$85,290
75th Percentile Wage
$95,570
90th Percentile Wage
$101,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for telecommunications line installers and repairers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.54
25th Percentile Wage
$21.27
50th Percentile Wage
$41.00
75th Percentile Wage
$45.95
90th Percentile Wage
$48.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for telecommunications line installers and repairers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.91. The median hourly salary is $41.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.54.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of telecommunications line installers and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201685,2908.47%10.87%
201578,070-4.33%-
201481,4505.34%-
201377,1001.40%-
201276,020--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of telecommunications line installers and repairers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of telecommunications line installers and repairers in state of New York ranges from $38,050 to $92,170. The highest paying area for telecommunications line installers and repairers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $92,170. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Glens Falls (mean annual salary $86,370). The lowest paying area is Utica-Rome with a median annual salary of $38,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$92,170
Glens Falls
$86,370
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$82,390
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$81,870
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$81,820
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$71,840
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,250
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$52,060
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$51,520
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$46,580
Binghamton
$46,340
Rochester
$46,310
Syracuse
$44,910
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$40,030
Utica-Rome
$38,050


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