Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
(Except Line Installers)

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
38%
risk level
POLLING
38%
Based on 47 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
8.1%
by year 2032
WAGES
$59,960
or $28.82 per hour
Volume
168,180
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.1/10

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Automation risk

38% (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:

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

38% 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 38% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' job openings is expected to rise 8.1% 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 2022, the median annual wage for 'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' was $59,960, or $28 per hour

'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' were paid 29.5% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 168,180 people employed as 'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' within the United States.

This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 879 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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