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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
229,890 2.0 % $27.44 $57,080 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.59 $20.38 $26.97 $34.51 $39.84
Annual Wage (2) $32,440 $42,400 $56,100 $71,780 $82,860


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)
Telecommunications 158,750 21.03 $28.30 $58,860
Building Equipment Contractors 27,920 1.31 $24.20 $50,340
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 6,650 0.47 $23.71 $49,330
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 6,410 11.90 $26.71 $55,550
Employment Services 4,110 0.11 $25.01 $52,020

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Telecommunications 158,750 21.03 $28.30 $58,860
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 6,410 11.90 $26.71 $55,550
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,710 3.61 $20.89 $43,450
Building Equipment Contractors 27,920 1.31 $24.20 $50,340
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 6,650 0.47 $23.71 $49,330

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 $34.21 $71,150
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (8) (8) $33.23 $69,110
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 270 0.04 $31.86 $66,270
Rail Transportation 60 0.03 $31.77 $66,080
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 2,390 0.04 $31.42 $65,350


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 34,080 2.00 1.26 $28.90 $60,110
Texas 23,340 1.93 1.21 $24.69 $51,360
Florida 19,660 2.28 1.44 $25.09 $52,190
New York 10,520 1.12 0.71 $33.64 $69,980
Georgia 9,520 2.17 1.36 $25.75 $53,560




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)
Mississippi 3,350 2.98 1.88 $24.63 $51,230
Florida 19,660 2.28 1.44 $25.09 $52,190
Louisiana 4,320 2.26 1.42 $26.51 $55,130
South Carolina 4,530 2.20 1.38 $26.13 $54,340
Georgia 9,520 2.17 1.36 $25.75 $53,560




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia (8) (8) (8) $40.08 $83,370
Massachusetts 3,000 0.84 0.53 $36.02 $74,930
Alaska 670 2.12 1.34 $35.39 $73,620
New Hampshire 1,070 1.64 1.03 $34.32 $71,390
New York 10,520 1.12 0.71 $33.64 $69,980





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 11,640 1.90 1.20 $29.18 $60,690
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 10,210 1.07 0.68 $33.30 $69,260
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 9,850 2.76 1.74 $25.21 $52,430
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,460 2.41 1.52 $26.12 $54,330
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,580 1.20 0.76 $29.21 $60,750
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,580 1.54 0.97 $24.70 $51,370
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 4,480 1.73 1.09 $27.87 $57,960
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,990 2.73 1.72 $30.45 $63,340
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 3,780 3.01 1.89 $23.80 $49,500
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3,570 1.80 1.13 $30.65 $63,760