Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
36%
risk level
POLLING
29%
Based on 31 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
5.6%
by year 2032
WAGES
$61,310
or $29.47 per hour
Volume
11,810
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.9/10

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Automation risk

36% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

29% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 36% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers' job openings is expected to rise 5.6% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers' was $61,310, or $29 per hour

'Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers' were paid 27.6% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 11,810 people employed as 'Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 12 thousand people are employed as 'Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers'.

Job description

Repair, install, or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications, mobile broadband, ship-to-shore, aircraft-to-ground communications, and radio equipment in service and emergency vehicles. May test and analyze network coverage.

SOC Code: 49-2021.00

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Comments

Buck (Low) says
Robots aren't even as crazy as tower dogs. There may be automated hoist systems soon, but not techs.
Jul 19, 2023 at 11:20 PM

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