Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
(Except Line Installers)

6.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
38%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$60,370
or $29.02 hourly
VOLUME
172,830
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 38% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' job openings is expected to rise 8.1% by 2031
'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' was $60,370, or $29.02 hourly
'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' are paid 31.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers?

As of 2021 there were 172,830 people employed as Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers within the United States.
This represents around 0.12% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 815 people are employed as Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 49-2022.00

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