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Telephone and PBX Installers and Repairers


In comparison with workers in other craft fields, telephone and PBX installers and repairers are generally well paid. Their actual pay rates vary with their job responsibilities, geographical region, their length of service with the company, and other factors. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, median hourly earnings of telecommunications equipment installers and repairers were $27.84 (or $57,910 annually) in May 2019. Wages ranged from less than $15.91 to more than $41.17 (or $33,090 to $85,620 annually). Mean hourly earnings in the telecommunications industry were $29.35 (or $61,050). Workers in this occupation generally have a low turnover rate; therefore, many workers are in the higher wage categories. Fringe benefits for these workers usually include paid holidays and vacations, sick leave, health and disability insurance, and retirement plans.

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