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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer, Except Line Installer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,370
25th Percentile Wage
$39,110
50th Percentile Wage
$53,640
75th Percentile Wage
$69,960
90th Percentile Wage
$79,500

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 $79,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,370. We note 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 telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,640-1.73%-1.66%
201554,570-1.14%-
201455,1900.78%-
201354,7600.42%-
201254,530--

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 16 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 $73,130. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $41,750).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$73,130
Finance and Insurance
$69,360
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$63,620
Transportation and Warehousing
$62,430
Retail Trade
$60,740
Federal, State, and Local Government
$60,700
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,510
Information
$55,500
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$53,680
Educational Services
$52,390
Health Care and Social Assistance
$52,160
Wholesale Trade
$49,200
Manufacturing
$48,310
Construction
$45,780
Accommodation and Food Services
$45,520
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$41,750

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 $26,290 to $75,940. The highest paying state for telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $75,940. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $26,290. 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
Alaska
$75,940
Rhode Island
$71,170
New Hampshire
$70,750
New York
$68,960
Massachusetts
$68,860
North Dakota
$67,390
Colorado
$67,320
Hawaii
$66,950
District of Columbia
$66,800
Arizona
$64,660
Virginia
$62,240
New Jersey
$62,020
Minnesota
$61,700
Illinois
$61,250
Connecticut
$60,640
Vermont
$59,660
South Dakota
$59,260
Washington
$59,000
Nevada
$57,350
Georgia
$57,060
California
$56,810
Montana
$56,410
Mississippi
$55,060
Oregon
$54,660
West Virginia
$54,480
Maryland
$54,300
South Carolina
$53,090
Maine
$53,040
Utah
$52,910
Pennsylvania
$52,660
Michigan
$52,550
Alabama
$52,470
Louisiana
$52,060
Indiana
$51,910
Arkansas
$51,880
Wisconsin
$51,110
New Mexico
$51,030
Wyoming
$50,860
Iowa
$50,320
Nebraska
$50,100
North Carolina
$49,730
Florida
$49,710
Delaware
$49,050
Ohio
$48,650
Missouri
$47,360
Kansas
$46,700
Kentucky
$45,110
Texas
$44,560
Oklahoma
$43,970
Tennessee
$42,860
Virgin Islands
$40,520
Idaho
$38,650
Guam
$36,770
Puerto Rico
$26,290


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