49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Occupational 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. Excludes “Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers” (49-9052).

Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
Wages Updated to First Quarter, 2017
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
EDR 5 - North Central 13021$20.61/hr$2.78/hr$13.13/hr$14.92/hr$18.41/hr$24.14/hr$34.42/hr
Minnesota 3,840453$27.99/hr$1.01/hr$15.10/hr$19.71/hr$30.06/hr$35.56/hr$38.44/hr
U S 228,4303,655$26.57/hr$0.13/hr$14.80/hr$19.05/hr$26.14/hr$34.09/hr$38.74/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.

Leading Industries for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Other Regional Data For Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
Geography (click title for details)OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change  - 
EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities 2,130 $32.13/hr N/A
EDR 7W- Central 300 $23.70/hr N/A
EDR 4 - West Central 170 $23.31/hr N/A
EDR 5 - North Central 130 $18.41/hr N/A
EDR 10 - Southeast 120 $31.09/hr N/A
EDR 3 - Arrowhead 110 $30.82/hr N/A
EDR 9 - South Central 80 $22.32/hr N/A
EDR 8 - Southwest 50 $16.26/hr N/A
EDR 2 - Headwaters N/A N/A N/A
EDR 1 - Northwest N/A $34.58/hr N/A
EDR 6W- Upper Minnesota Valley N/A N/A N/A
EDR 7E- East Central N/A N/A N/A
EDR 6E- Southwest Central N/A N/A N/A
Related Occupations
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EmploymentMedian Wage% Change  - 
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers30$17.55/hrN/A
Radio MechanicsN/AN/AN/A
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and RepairersN/AN/AN/A
Sound Engineering TechniciansN/AN/AN/A
Broadcast TechniciansN/AN/AN/A
Cargo and Freight AgentsN/AN/AN/A
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial EquipmentN/AN/AN/A
Power Distributors and DispatchersN/AN/AN/A
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine RepairersN/AN/AN/A
Tasks for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers