The salary statistics of telecommunications line installers and repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of telecommunications line installers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The telecommunications line 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for telecommunications line installers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) telecommunications line installers and repairers is $83,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,010. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 197% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of telecommunications line installers and repairers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of telecommunications line installers and repairers in 12 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 line installers and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $76,950. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $39,830).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only telecommunications line 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 telecommunications line installers and repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $32,810 to $85,290. The highest paying state for telecommunications line installers and repairers is New York with a median annual salary of $85,290. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $32,810. For more salary information of telecommunications line installers and repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |