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Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer, Except Line Installer Salary Information

The salary statistics of telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 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. Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer, Except Line Installer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,100
25th Percentile Wage
$39,920
50th Percentile Wage
$53,380
75th Percentile Wage
$70,350
90th Percentile Wage
$80,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers is $80,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,100. Take 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 telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,380
-0.49% -2.15%
2016
$53,640
-1.73% -
2015
$54,570
-1.14% -
2014
$55,190
0.78% -
2013
$54,760
0.42% -
2012
$54,530
- -

Table 2. Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer, Except Line Installer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 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 telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $79,660. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $39,680).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$79,660
Transportation and Warehousing
$69,300
Retail Trade
$65,370
Federal, State, and Local Government
$63,330
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$58,260
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$56,450
Finance and Insurance
$55,550
Health Care and Social Assistance
$55,410
Information
$54,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,730
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$51,990
Mining
$51,920
Educational Services
$51,310
Wholesale Trade
$50,570
Manufacturing
$50,310
Construction
$46,320
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$44,770
Accommodation and Food Services
$44,600
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,680

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers by States

From the above tables we note that not only telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 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 telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $28,710 to $76,950. The highest paying state for telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $76,950. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $28,710. For more salary information of telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Massachusetts
$76,950
Alaska
$75,560
Rhode Island
$75,490
New York
$71,330
New Hampshire
$71,290
District of Columbia
$71,070
Arizona
$67,810
North Dakota
$66,950
Colorado
$66,090
Minnesota
$65,390
Hawaii
$64,230
West Virginia
$63,230
South Dakota
$60,430
Oregon
$60,020
Montana
$59,530
Washington
$59,410
Virginia
$59,220
Connecticut
$59,130
Illinois
$57,760
Nevada
$57,640
Idaho
$57,150
New Jersey
$56,530
California
$56,320
Utah
$55,820
Maine
$55,210
Maryland
$54,960
Mississippi
$53,490
Georgia
$53,260
Wyoming
$52,670
Louisiana
$52,590
South Carolina
$52,560
Virgin Islands
$52,210
Delaware
$51,870
Indiana
$51,700
Alabama
$51,240
Pennsylvania
$51,000
North Carolina
$50,550
Vermont
$50,290
Nebraska
$50,020
New Mexico
$49,400
Florida
$48,650
Michigan
$48,590
Wisconsin
$48,510
Arkansas
$48,250
Ohio
$47,950
Iowa
$47,900
Kentucky
$47,000
Kansas
$46,630
Tennessee
$46,460
Texas
$45,980
Oklahoma
$44,930
Missouri
$44,710
Guam
$36,770
Puerto Rico
$28,710



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