Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Install, set-up, rearrange, or remove switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends. Service or repair telephone, cable television, Internet, and other communications equipment on customers' property. May install communications equipment or communications wiring in buildings. Excludes "Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers" (49-9052).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
209,350 1.5 % $25.98 $54,030 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.77 $19.12 $26.32 $32.93 $36.39
Annual Wage (2) $30,710 $39,760 $54,760 $68,490 $75,690


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 131,440 21.97 $26.79 $55,730
Building Equipment Contractors 24,460 1.42 $22.81 $47,450
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 10,200 14.06 $25.25 $52,520
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 7,490 4.88 $27.75 $57,720
Other Telecommunications 5,670 7.22 $26.48 $55,080

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 131,440 21.97 $26.79 $55,730
Satellite Telecommunications 2,220 20.68 $24.17 $50,270
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 10,200 14.06 $25.25 $52,520
Other Telecommunications 5,670 7.22 $26.48 $55,080
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 5,250 5.23 $21.24 $44,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 180 0.17 $41.27 $85,840
Office Administrative Services 190 0.04 $34.74 $72,250
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (8) (8) $34.01 $70,730
Scientific Research and Development Services 160 0.03 $31.31 $65,130
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 240 0.09 $29.25 $60,840


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 26,140 1.78 1.13 $27.75 $57,710
Texas 18,940 1.74 1.10 $23.70 $49,290
Florida 18,000 2.42 1.53 $23.31 $48,480
New York 14,520 1.68 1.06 $30.84 $64,140
Illinois 9,950 1.74 1.10 $26.56 $55,250




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Georgia 9,470 2.44 1.55 $24.48 $50,920
Florida 18,000 2.42 1.53 $23.31 $48,480
Alaska 760 2.35 1.49 $30.27 $62,960
Alabama 3,880 2.11 1.33 $24.49 $50,940
Wyoming 550 1.96 1.24 $25.02 $52,050




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 270 0.59 0.37 $31.79 $66,120
New York 14,520 1.68 1.06 $30.84 $64,140
New Jersey 6,470 1.69 1.07 $30.29 $62,990
Alaska 760 2.35 1.49 $30.27 $62,960
Massachusetts 4,280 1.32 0.83 $30.24 $62,910





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 7,930 1.51 0.96 $32.62 $67,840
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,610 2.06 1.30 $26.62 $55,370
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,300 1.84 1.16 $26.69 $55,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 6,880 2.98 1.89 $25.17 $52,350
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,750 2.68 1.69 $23.49 $48,860
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,470 1.26 0.80 $23.23 $48,310
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3,130 2.72 1.72 $21.50 $44,710
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 2,900 3.96 2.51 $26.67 $55,480
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,870 1.61 1.02 $27.87 $57,980
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,800 1.18 0.75 $29.89 $62,180