Cable Television Installers


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Cable Television Installers

Cable Television Installers - Wages & Trends

Wages for line installers and repairers vary by the type of lines they work on. Wages also vary by employer and area of the country. The worker's level of experience and responsibility also affect wages. In addition, most line installers and repairers belong to unions. Union contracts set wages and wage increases.

Line installers and repairers who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. Some employers also provide a retirement plan.

Electrical power-line installers and repairers (SOC 49-9051)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $30.15 $43.49 $50.74
Yearly $62,710 $90,450 $105,549
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $34.66 $42.94 $49.63
Yearly $72,101 $89,309 $103,225
    Cook County Hourly $40.59 $49.66 $56.04
Yearly $84,421 $103,300 $116,572
    Decatur Area Hourly $24.99 $30.54 $44.86
Yearly $51,987 $63,519 $93,308
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $40.15 $49.86 $56.26
Yearly $83,511 $103,713 $117,011
    Du Page County Hourly $25.85 $28.00 $30.15
Yearly $53,778 $58,248 $62,718
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $31.41 $38.62 $50.20
Yearly $65,340 $80,323 $104,407
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $26.00 $29.63 $43.10
Yearly $54,083 $61,636 $89,655
    Lake County Hourly $41.31 $51.29 $57.37
Yearly $85,919 $106,682 $119,338
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $39.76 $43.58 $47.35
Yearly $82,698 $90,651 $98,492
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $27.70 $42.08 $49.15
Yearly $57,607 $87,535 $102,233
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $40.44 $43.51 $46.58
Yearly $84,112 $90,500 $96,888
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $16.33 $19.51 $40.26
Yearly $33,957 $40,581 $83,741
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $26.49 $29.78 $43.28
Yearly $55,108 $61,936 $90,013
    Springfield Area Hourly $41.62 $46.40 $51.27
Yearly $86,561 $96,521 $106,650
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $41.08 $45.18 $49.28
Yearly $85,436 $93,967 $102,493
    Will County Hourly $16.79 $25.95 $40.69
Yearly $34,921 $53,969 $84,632
United States Hourly $25.74 $34.86 $43.69
Yearly $53,550 $72,520 $90,870

Telecommunications line installers and repairers (SOC 49-9052)

Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $17.48 $28.15 $42.30
Yearly $36,358 $58,558 $87,975
    Champaign Area Hourly $41.27 $44.39 $47.52
Yearly $85,833 $92,341 $98,849
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $23.18 $40.13 $48.41
Yearly $48,219 $83,470 $100,684
    Cook County Hourly $16.37 $27.73 $41.47
Yearly $34,052 $57,677 $86,265
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $17.81 $21.98 $39.50
Yearly $37,051 $45,727 $82,158
    Du Page County Hourly $21.08 $27.29 $33.36
Yearly $43,846 $56,753 $69,392
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $32.74 $39.09 $44.81
Yearly $68,098 $81,304 $93,205
    Lake County Hourly $33.66 $38.40 $44.98
Yearly $70,009 $79,865 $93,555
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $19.64 $33.15 $49.87
Yearly $40,848 $68,947 $103,726
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $16.62 $21.93 $36.25
Yearly $34,577 $45,620 $75,405
    Rockford Area Hourly $29.92 $50.72 $56.36
Yearly $62,230 $105,507 $117,234
United States Hourly $18.88 $27.29 $38.14
Yearly $39,270 $56,750 $79,340

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.