Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
(Except Line Installers)

4.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
43%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-1.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$61,470
or $29.55 hourly
VOLUME
190,510
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 43% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Social Perceptiveness
Key
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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 decline by -1.1% by 2030
'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' was $61,470, or $29.55 hourly
'Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers' are paid 46.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 190,510 people employed as Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers.
This represents around 0.14% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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