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Line Installer Repairer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,728 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$434

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Line Installer Repairer is $34,728 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Line Installer Repairer is between $26,709 and $41,265. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Installs and repairs telephone and telegraph lines, poles, and related equipment, according to diagrams, and using electrician's handtools: digs holes, using power auger or shovel, hoists poles upright in holes, using truck-mounted winch, and fills and tamps holes, using cement, earth, and tamping device.
  • Ascends poles or enters tunnels and sewers to cut in feeder lines, attach appliances, such as terminal boxes and repeaters, and repair or replace defective lines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Unreels and strings lines from pole to pole and from pole to building, installs hardware, such as conduits and insulators, and attaches appliances on lines.
  • Pulls lines through ducts by hand or with use of winch.
  • When assisting in installation and removal of plant equipment, such as callboxes and clocks, in city locations, may be designated line installer-repairer, city.
  • When patrolling telephone lines between communities, may be designated toll-line repairer.
  • When patrolling telephone or telegraph lines between two established points or in designated areas, may be designated line maintainer, section.
Line Installer Repairer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Job family population: 107,090

Estimated population of Line Installer Repairer jobs: 19,041

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,259
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Line Installer Repairer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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