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Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,410
25th Percentile Wage
$39,120
50th Percentile Wage
$53,540
75th Percentile Wage
$69,850
90th Percentile Wage
$79,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers is $79,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,410. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 161% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,540-1.59%-0.47%
201554,390-0.70%-
201454,7701.08%-
201354,1800.72%-
201253,790--

Table 2. Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers in 17 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $72,660. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $42,400).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$72,660
Finance and Insurance
$71,800
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$69,550
Transportation and Warehousing
$64,880
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$63,060
Federal, State, and Local Government
$59,430
Retail Trade
$56,680
Information
$55,610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,570
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$53,520
Educational Services
$52,610
Health Care and Social Assistance
$52,360
Manufacturing
$51,290
Wholesale Trade
$48,660
Construction
$46,010
Accommodation and Food Services
$45,520
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$42,400



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