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Radio Communications Mechanic Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$40,464 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$736

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radio Communications Mechanic is $40,464 a year and $19 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Radio Communications Mechanic is between $30,174 and $49,027. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Adjusts, installs, tests, and repairs high-powered stationary and mobile radio transmitting equipment, using handtools and testing instruments and following wiring diagrams: adjusts controls and tests frequencies of transmitters, using frequency meter.
  • Listens to radio range station at frequent intervals during broadcasts to detect flaws in transmission and adjusts controls to eliminate flaws.
  • Operates emergency truck transmitter to ensure its readiness for immediate use.
  • Examines equipment and replaces defective condensers, switches, tubes, and transistors.
  • Tests equipment with instruments, such as circuit analyzers, audiometers, and voltmeters.
  • Repairs components of radio transmitting equipment and intercommunication telephone system, using handtools.
  • May be designated according to equipment serviced as marine-radio installer-and-servicer; radiotelegraph operator-servicer.
Radio Communications Mechanic Job Prevalence in Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Job family: Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

Job family population: 15,310

Estimated population of Radio Communications Mechanic jobs: 3,830

Rate of error: 5.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,909
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston Cost of Living Score:

Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

Radio Communications Mechanic Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

Paramedic - FT Relo/Sign-On Bonus
Jun 10
Hanahan, SC, USA
MedTrust
Must have the ability to communicate positively; via telephone and radio equipment. * Must have the ... Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts * Occasionally exposed to wet and or humid ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radio Communications Mechanic is $40,464 a year and $19 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Radio Communications Mechanic is between $30,174 and $49,027. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Radio Communications Mechanic Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

Paramedic - FT Relo/Sign-On Bonus
Jun 10
Hanahan, SC, USA
MedTrust
Must have the ability to communicate positively; via telephone and radio equipment. * Must have the ... Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts * Occasionally exposed to wet and or humid ...
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