Some of the skills we found on cable installation technician resumes included "customer service," "hand tools," and "company vehicle." We have detailed the most important cable installation technician responsibilities below.
Before becoming a cable installation technician, 12.0% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 1.4% cable installation technicians went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, some cable installation technicians have a college degree. But about one out of every None cable installation technicians didn't attend college at all.
Those cable installation technicians who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or electrical engineering degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for cable installation technicians include electrical engineering technology degrees or computer networking degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a cable installation technician. We've found that most cable installation technician resumes include experience from Prince Telecom, Area Temps, and Amazon.com. Of recent, Prince Telecom had 24 positions open for cable installation technicians. Meanwhile, there are 2 job openings at Area Temps and 1 at Amazon.com.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, cable installation technicians tend to earn the biggest salaries at Area Temps, Amazon.com, and Prince Telecom. Take Area Temps for example. The median cable installation technician salary is $34,336. At Amazon.com, cable installation technicians earn an average of $31,699, while the average at Prince Telecom is $27,154. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
We also looked into companies who hire cable installation technicians from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include AT&T;, Comcast, and United States Army.
For the most part, cable installation technicians make their living in the technology and telecommunication industries. Cable installation technicians tend to make the most in the media industry with an average salary of $32,554. The cable installation technician annual salary in the telecommunication and construction industries generally make $29,627 and $27,667 respectively. Additionally, cable installation technicians who work in the media industry make 30.1% more than cable installation technicians in the technology Industry.