Cable Television Installers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast, Career Cluster
110200
100361
Cable Television Installers

Cable Television Installers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Telecommunications companies
  • Utility construction companies
  • Building equipment contractors

Outlook

The demand for this occupation is expected to show little to no change. New wireless services are reducing the need for hard-wired telecommunications lines for cable and Internet.

The electrical power network is will experience some growth. The existing network needs repairs, and some expansion is expected as new housing developments and office parks are built.

The best job prospects are for people with an associate degree in telecommunications or formal apprenticeship training.

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Illinois
6,964
Large
&
3.4%
5.8%
>>>>
648
High
  Champaign Area
100
Medium
&
12.0%
7.0%
>>>>
10
Moderate
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
154
Large
&
6.5%
5.0%
>>>>
15
High
  Cook County
2,547
Large
&
0.3%
5.6%
>>>>
233
High
  Decatur Area
153
Large
&
5.9%
7.0%
>>>>
14
High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
356
Large
&
5.6%
9.7%
>>>>
35
High
  Du Page County
857
Large
&
0.8%
5.4%
>>>>
77
High
  Edwardsville Area
146
Large
&
12.3%
5.1%
>>>>
15
High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
63
Large
&
6.3%
7.0%
>>>>
4
Moderate
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
188
Large
&
6.9%
5.2%
>>>>
17
High
  Lake County
400
Large
&
7.0%
8.6%
>>>>
39
High
  McHenry County
135
Large
&
13.3%
6.8%
>>>>
14
High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
93
Medium
&
1.1%
6.8%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Northwest Illinois Area
221
Large
&
7.2%
3.6%
>>>>
22
High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
326
Large
&
-0.6%
7.3%
>>>>
28
High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
86
Medium
&
0.0%
4.3%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Rock Island-Moline Area
168
Large
&
6.5%
5.7%
>>>>
17
High
  Rockford Area
168
Medium
&
3.0%
7.6%
>>>>
15
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
75
Large
&
1.3%
2.4%
>>>>
5
Moderate
  Springfield Area
150
Large
&
-1.3%
4.7%
>>>>
14
Moderate
  St Louis-Belleville Area
216
Large
&
5.1%
6.4%
>>>>
21
High
  Vermilion County
29
Medium
&
-3.4%
4.9%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Will County
382
Large
&
9.9%
9.1%
>>>>
37
High
United States
238,600
Large
&
0.0%
3.7%
>>>>
20,700
High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.