Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
219,100 1.4 % $26.21 $54,510 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.53 $18.78 $26.24 $33.61 $37.69
Annual Wage (2) $30,210 $39,070 $54,570 $69,920 $78,400


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 137,130 23.27 $27.15 $56,460
Building Equipment Contractors 26,300 1.39 $22.75 $47,320
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 8,010 12.92 $24.37 $50,690
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 7,030 5.18 $28.10 $58,440
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers 6,470 2.00 $25.22 $52,450

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 137,130 23.27 $27.15 $56,460
Satellite Telecommunications 1,050 15.25 $29.62 $61,620
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 8,010 12.92 $24.37 $50,690
Other Telecommunications 6,450 8.47 $25.91 $53,890
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 7,030 5.18 $28.10 $58,440

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 190 0.03 $32.04 $66,650
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (8) (8) $30.53 $63,510
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 410 0.14 $30.23 $62,890
Satellite Telecommunications 1,050 15.25 $29.62 $61,620
Office Administrative Services 60 0.01 $29.25 $60,830


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 28,020 1.81 1.14 $27.52 $57,250
Texas 22,360 1.93 1.22 $22.83 $47,480
Florida 18,020 2.27 1.43 $24.25 $50,450
New York 12,640 1.41 0.89 $31.58 $65,700
Georgia 9,050 2.20 1.39 $25.78 $53,620



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)
Florida 18,020 2.27 1.43 $24.25 $50,450
Alabama 4,220 2.24 1.41 $25.60 $53,250
Georgia 9,050 2.20 1.39 $25.78 $53,620
Vermont 640 2.10 1.32 $29.28 $60,910
Missouri 5,630 2.08 1.31 $23.41 $48,690



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 470 1.44 0.91 $33.18 $69,010
Rhode Island 410 0.87 0.55 $31.93 $66,420
New Hampshire 1,250 1.96 1.24 $31.82 $66,180
New York 12,640 1.41 0.89 $31.58 $65,700
Massachusetts 3,650 1.07 0.68 $31.42 $65,360




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,640 1.33 0.84 $32.51 $67,630
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,940 1.93 1.22 $26.93 $56,020
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,750 2.90 1.82 $23.10 $48,060
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,600 2.66 1.68 $26.19 $54,470
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,470 1.53 0.96 $28.25 $58,770
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,440 1.51 0.95 $23.72 $49,330
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 3,080 2.24 1.41 $30.76 $63,990
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 3,070 3.95 2.49 $26.50 $55,130
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2,900 2.39 1.50 $23.23 $48,320
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,750 2.10 1.32 $26.18 $54,440