• Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 58,480
    $35,950 range bar $78,820
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Slow Growing
  • Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, also known as telecom technicians, set up and maintain devices or equipment that carry communications signals, connect to telephone lines, or access the Internet.

What do they typically do

  • Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to make sure it works properly
  • Install communications equipment in offices, private homes, and buildings that are under construction
  • Demonstrate and explain the use of equipment to customers
  • Repair or replace faulty, damaged, or malfunctioning equipment
  • Keep records of maintenance, repairs, and installations
  • Inspect and service equipment, wiring, and phone jacks
  • Adjust or calibrate equipment settings to improve performance
  • Set up, rearrange, or replace routing and dialing equipment

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth -0.6%
Job Opening 832

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Broadband Technician, Central Office Technician, Combination Technician, Customer Service Technician (CST), Field Technician, Installer, Outside Plant Technician, Service Technician, Telecommunications Technician
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