All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $62,637
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $19.87
    Median: $27.62
    Experienced: $32.93
  • Growth (2014-2019)14%
  • Openings (2014-2019)106
  • Current Employment 2,081
  • Projected Employment 2,176
  • Typical Entry-level Education High school diploma or equivalent

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Cabling
  • Telecommunications
  • Wiring
  • Repair
  • Power Tools
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Customer Service
  • Troubleshooting
  • Teamwork

occupational tasks

  • Travel to customers' premises to install, maintain, or repair audio and visual electronic reception equipment or accessories
  • Inspect or test lines or cables, recording and analyzing test results, to assess transmission characteristics and locate faults or malfunctions
  • Splice cables, using hand tools, epoxy, or mechanical equipment
  • Measure signal strength at utility poles, using electronic test equipment
  • Set up service for customers, installing, connecting, testing, or adjusting equipment

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)