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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$29,060|
|25th Percentile Wage||$37,350|
|50th Percentile Wage||$55,060|
|75th Percentile Wage||$74,440|
|90th Percentile Wage||$85,500|
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 $85,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,060. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 194% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of telecommunications line installers and repairers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of telecommunications line installers and repairers in 14 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 $79,610. The lowest paying sector is the mining sector (annual salary $35,540).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|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 $29,310 to $85,260. The highest paying state for telecommunications line installers and repairers is New York with a median annual salary of $85,260. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $29,310. 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 Jersey|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |