Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
228,430 1.6 % $26.21 $54,520 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.60 $18.80 $25.79 $33.63 $38.22
Annual Wage (2) $30,370 $39,110 $53,640 $69,960 $79,500


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 139,530 24.26 $26.75 $55,640
Building Equipment Contractors 29,350 1.47 $23.54 $48,970
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 7,770 6.43 $29.34 $61,030
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 7,610 13.45 $25.30 $52,620
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers 7,260 2.23 $24.39 $50,730

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 139,530 24.26 $26.75 $55,640
Satellite Telecommunications 980 16.76 $29.22 $60,770
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 7,610 13.45 $25.30 $52,620
Other Telecommunications 6,510 8.85 $26.52 $55,160
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 7,770 6.43 $29.34 $61,030

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services (8) (8) $38.32 $79,710
Scientific Research and Development Services 200 0.03 $32.35 $67,290
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (8) (8) $30.89 $64,250
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,710 0.07 $30.08 $62,570
Local Government (OES Designation) 2,480 0.05 $30.08 $62,560


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 34,010 2.13 1.31 $27.22 $56,610
Texas 24,780 2.11 1.30 $22.98 $47,800
Florida 16,780 2.04 1.25 $24.61 $51,180
New York 11,100 1.22 0.75 $31.66 $65,840
Georgia 9,180 2.18 1.34 $26.58 $55,290




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)
Vermont 740 2.42 1.49 $28.70 $59,690
Georgia 9,180 2.18 1.34 $26.58 $55,290
Tennessee 6,280 2.17 1.33 $22.51 $46,830
Alaska 700 2.16 1.33 $35.44 $73,710
Alabama 4,110 2.15 1.32 $25.52 $53,070




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 700 2.16 1.33 $35.44 $73,710
Rhode Island 520 1.09 0.67 $34.14 $71,000
Massachusetts 3,260 0.94 0.58 $33.24 $69,130
New Hampshire 1,150 1.78 1.10 $32.82 $68,260
New York 11,100 1.22 0.75 $31.66 $65,840





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-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,530 2.26 1.39 $27.45 $57,090
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 8,330 3.43 2.11 $23.13 $48,100
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 7,560 1.15 0.71 $31.93 $66,420
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,700 2.62 1.61 $26.99 $56,130
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,050 1.39 0.85 $29.30 $60,940
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,030 1.71 1.05 $23.67 $49,230
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,350 2.46 1.51 $25.30 $52,620
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 3,270 2.31 1.42 $30.95 $64,380
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 3,050 2.81 1.73 $29.75 $61,890
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2,850 2.06 1.26 $25.60 $53,250