Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
213,620 1.4 % $26.26 $54,630 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.72 $18.97 $26.53 $33.39 $37.12
Annual Wage (2) $30,610 $39,450 $55,190 $69,450 $77,200


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 134,120 22.13 $27.07 $56,310
Building Equipment Contractors 25,130 1.39 $22.80 $47,430
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 9,760 15.07 $25.02 $52,040
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 8,910 5.59 $28.74 $59,770
Other Telecommunications 5,730 7.46 $26.64 $55,410

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 134,120 22.13 $27.07 $56,310
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 9,760 15.07 $25.02 $52,040
Other Telecommunications 5,730 7.46 $26.64 $55,410
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 8,910 5.59 $28.74 $59,770
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 4,560 4.46 $21.54 $44,800

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 180 0.03 $32.07 $66,710
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 250 0.09 $31.10 $64,690
Insurance Carriers 40 (7) $30.85 $64,160
Investigation and Security Services 240 0.03 $30.10 $62,600
Office Administrative Services 60 0.01 $29.73 $61,850


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 25,810 1.71 1.08 $27.84 $57,910
Texas 20,520 1.83 1.16 $23.99 $49,900
Florida 17,540 2.29 1.45 $23.65 $49,200
New York 14,270 1.62 1.02 $31.38 $65,280
Georgia 9,590 2.41 1.52 $24.60 $51,160



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 9,590 2.41 1.52 $24.60 $51,160
Florida 17,540 2.29 1.45 $23.65 $49,200
Alabama 4,020 2.16 1.37 $24.50 $50,960
Vermont 600 2.01 1.27 $29.98 $62,360
New Hampshire 1,230 1.96 1.24 $26.81 $55,760



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 610 1.31 0.83 $32.35 $67,300
Hawaii 870 1.42 0.90 $31.89 $66,330
Alaska 520 1.58 1.00 $31.89 $66,320
New York 14,270 1.62 1.02 $31.38 $65,280
New Jersey 6,230 1.61 1.02 $31.18 $64,850




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 8,370 1.55 0.98 $32.82 $68,260
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,170 1.77 1.12 $27.09 $56,350
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,060 2.96 1.87 $25.11 $52,240
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,830 1.55 0.98 $26.99 $56,130
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,680 2.54 1.61 $24.33 $50,600
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,070 1.43 0.90 $23.40 $48,670
Kansas City, MO-KS 2,950 2.93 1.85 $20.25 $42,120
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,840 1.56 0.99 $27.91 $58,060
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,800 1.89 1.19 $26.71 $55,570
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 2,800 2.11 1.34 $30.02 $62,430