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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,190
25th Percentile Wage
$40,040
50th Percentile Wage
$53,590
75th Percentile Wage
$70,430
90th Percentile Wage
$80,670

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 $80,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,190. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 158% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,590
0.09% -0.37%
2016
$53,540
-1.59% -
2015
$54,390
-0.70% -
2014
$54,770
1.08% -
2013
$54,180
0.72% -
2012
$53,790
- -

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 19 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 $78,530. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $41,610).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$78,530
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$69,550
Retail Trade
$62,300
Federal, State, and Local Government
$60,980
Finance and Insurance
$58,830
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$57,680
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$56,650
Mining
$56,290
Manufacturing
$56,280
Health Care and Social Assistance
$55,480
Information
$55,350
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,640
Educational Services
$51,420
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$50,530
Wholesale Trade
$50,200
Transportation and Warehousing
$49,250
Construction
$46,320
Accommodation and Food Services
$44,600
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$41,610



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