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Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installer and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The radio, cellular, and tower 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, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installer and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,190
25th Percentile Wage
$39,290
50th Percentile Wage
$52,480
75th Percentile Wage
$67,890
90th Percentile Wage
$78,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers is $78,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,190. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 153% 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, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,4801.56%16.35%
201551,6607.18%-
201447,9503.52%-
201346,2605.10%-
201243,900--

Table 2. Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installer and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers in 13 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, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $70,970. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $44,050).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$70,970
Transportation and Warehousing
$69,900
Information
$59,030
Federal, State, and Local Government
$57,910
Manufacturing
$57,550
Educational Services
$55,020
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$50,050
Retail Trade
$49,290
Construction
$48,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,220
Wholesale Trade
$45,350
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$44,130
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$44,050

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers by States

From the above tables we note that not only radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $36,050 to $78,410. The highest paying state for radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers is New York with a median annual salary of $78,410. The lowest paying state is Idaho with a median annual salary of $36,050. For more salary information of radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York
$78,410
Mississippi
$69,690
West Virginia
$67,790
Pennsylvania
$67,760
New Jersey
$65,360
Maryland
$63,580
Washington
$62,820
Alaska
$61,360
Ohio
$60,770
Minnesota
$59,410
Michigan
$58,360
Massachusetts
$57,710
New Mexico
$57,430
Georgia
$57,390
California
$56,170
Louisiana
$54,690
Virginia
$53,450
Nevada
$53,440
Florida
$52,900
Kansas
$52,730
Colorado
$52,340
Kentucky
$51,840
Hawaii
$50,910
Oregon
$49,530
Nebraska
$49,420
Wyoming
$48,500
Missouri
$48,450
Utah
$48,370
Indiana
$47,940
North Dakota
$47,930
South Carolina
$47,820
North Carolina
$47,800
Alabama
$47,420
Wisconsin
$46,810
Iowa
$46,550
Arizona
$46,490
Delaware
$46,300
Oklahoma
$45,400
Texas
$45,170
Arkansas
$43,700
Puerto Rico
$42,060
Illinois
$41,290
Tennessee
$40,560
Maine
$40,500
Idaho
$36,050


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