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Cable Engineer Outside Plant Salary

$114,961 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cable Engineer Outside Plant is $114,961 a year and $55 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cable Engineer Outside Plant is between $80,463 and $142,799. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities concerned with laying and repairing submarine telecommunication cables.
  • Devises plans for laying cable lines, taking into consideration ocean currents and ocean depths.
Cable Engineer Outside Plant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Job family population: 134,930

Estimated population of Cable Engineer Outside Plant jobs: 9,766

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Cable Engineer Outside Plant Job Listings for United States

Outside Plant Engineer
Jun 20
Terra Technologies LLC
OSP Engineers are responsible for design of outside plant facilities; which will include cable (copper, fiber), equipment (cabinets, cross-connects, terminals), facilities (hand holes, manholes ...
Outside Plant Maintenance Technician
Jun 17
Arvada, CO, USA
TDS Cable Operations
* Outside Plant Maintenance Technician Job LocationsUS-CO-Arvada ID2019-14279CompanyTDS Cable ... Works closely with various technical, sales, and engineering teams. Guide and mentor teammates in ...
Outside Plant Engineer - West Valley City, UT
Jun 24
Develop and define plans for the implementation of new plant construction. Responsible for ... Screens held orders, engineers small subdivisions, building entrance cable, or held orders, and ...
Outside Plant & Broadband Manager
Jun 11
Douglas Fast Net
... cable. Ensures that telco personnel understand construction specifications, safety procedures and ... Work with OSP Design Engineer to conduct site surveys to provide input into estimates for proposals ...
Network Specialist III-Cable Plant
Apr 23
Panama City Beach, FL, USA
GeoWireless Inc.
Hands-on troubleshooting and repair of inside and outside cable plant * May participate in in-depth ... Wireless Engineering; Emergency Response; Program Management & Business Support.
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