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Cable Television Line Technician Salary

$61,097 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,375

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Cable Television Line Technician is $61,097 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cable Television Line Technician is between $44,254 and $75,083. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Maintains and repairs cable television cables and equipment: measures signal strength at amplifiers or at customer's terminal boxes, using field strength meter.
  • Repairs or replaces worn components to ensure acceptable signal strength.
  • Climbs utility pole and connects test television set to amplifiers.
  • Observes set to evaluate reception and determine cause of faulty reception.
  • Repairs defective cable systems.
  • Answers customers' inquiries or complaints and explains cost and operation of cable service.
  • May communicate with communications electrician supervisor, using two-way radio or telephone, to receive instructions or technical advice.
  • May report unauthorized use of cable system to communications electrician supervisor.
  • May clean and maintain tools, test equipment, and motor vehicle.
Cable Television Line Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Job family population: 229,890

Estimated population of Cable Television Line Technician jobs: 9,090

Rate of error: 2.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$70,828
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Cable Television Line Technician Job Listings for United States

Telecommunications Technician - Cable TV & Internet Installer - Denver, CO
Dec 11
Aurora, United States
Tak Communications
... our front-line technicians -- up for success! We are proud to say we have countless veteran ... Cable TV Installer/Technician POSITION SUMMARY: The position is a critical piece of our exciting ...
Satellite TV Technician/Installer
Oct 30
Spartanburg, United States
DISH
... line of support to the manufacturing center floor. This technician also provides support on data ... Physical ability to lift and move production equipment such as benches, racks, carts, cabling and ...
Cable TV Installer/Technician
Nov 27
Minneapolis, United States
Tak Communications
Cable TV & Internet Installer Walk-In Interviews welcome Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm at our Twin Cities office located at TAK - Little Canada Office | 2948 Rice St | Little Canada, MN ...
$500 Sign On Bonus - Cable TV or Satellite TV Installers Needed
Dec 3
Denver, CO, USA
Wise Connect Inc.
Wise Connect, Inc. is now hiring Cable TV or Satellite TV Installers in Denver, CO $500 Sign on ... WE OFFER 401K, MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION BENEFITS We also offer a $1,000 Technician Referral ...
Aerial Cable TV Foremen, Aerial Cable Linemen, Coax Splicers and Aeria
Oct 30
White City, OR, USA
Javelin Utility Services, Inc
... Line truck • Bucket truck • Cable Reel equipment • Saws and drills • Familiar with NESC ... Aerial Cable TV Lineman The role of an Aerial Lineman is a specialty trained employee who has ...

The average pay for a Cable Television Line Technician is $61,097 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cable Television Line Technician is between $44,254 and $75,083. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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