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Cable Television Installer Salary

$53,273 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cable Television Installer is $53,273 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cable Television Installer is between $39,020 and $65,143. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cable Television Installer. 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

  • Installs cable television cables and equipment on customer's premises, using electrician's tools and test equipment.
  • Measures television signal strength at utility pole, using electronic test equipment.
  • Computes impedance of wire from pole to house to determine additional resistance needed for reducing signal to desired level.
  • Installs terminal boxes and strings lead-in wires, using electrician's tools.
  • Connects television set to cable system and evaluates incoming signal.
Cable Television Installer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Job family population: 107,090

Estimated population of Cable Television Installer jobs: 27,453

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Cable Television Installer Job Listings for United States

Cable TV & Internet Installer - Denver, CO (93827) - Aurora
Jun 14
Aurora, United States
Tak Communications
Telecommunications Technician - Cable TV & Internet Installer Walk-In Interviews welcome Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 4pm at our Aurora office located at TAK - Aurora Office | 15453 E Hampden ...
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Apr 16
Marietta, GA, USA
Advanced Cable Contractors, Inc.
Experienced CATV Installers AND OR Satellite TV Installers preferred , but will train highly motivated/career minded individuals! ACCI has immediate openings for full-time Cable TV, High Speed ...
Cable TV Installer - St. Michael, MN
Jun 8
TAK Communications, Inc.
Essential Functions Of The Job Include, But Are Not Limited ToIncludes installing broadband services (cable/internet/telephone) and also home security, including smart office commercial security ...
Cable: Become a Home-Based Satellite TV Technician/Installer
Jun 11
Palestine, United States
Cable industry experience is a plus. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians are required to have the following: * Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence.
Cable TV Installer
May 22
IV Network Designs Inc
Lookig for Great People to join our team in Minneapolis, Mn. IV Network is Seeking Experienced Cable 1099 Contractors. We're seeking experienced Contractors for residential and commercial security ...
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