Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers

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Total Workforce

166k

Average Age

42.1

Average Salary

$56,557

Average Male Salary

$57,426

Average Female Salary

$48,872

About

Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are most often employed by the Wired telecommunications carriers industry. The average yearly wage for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers was $56,557 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers by wage are Pumping station operators, Electricians, and Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are San Diego (East Central/Navajo) & La Mesa Cities PUMA, CA, North Charleston City PUMA, SC, and Jacksonville City PUMA, NC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are San Diego (East Central/Navajo) & La Mesa Cities PUMA, CA, Wayne & Seneca Counties PUMA, NY, and Jacksonville City PUMA, NC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Wired telecommunications carriers is the industry that employs the most Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, by average wage, is Electric lighting & electrical equipment manufacturing, & other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c.. Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are paid most in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO but are relatively concentrated in San Diego (East Central/Navajo) & La Mesa Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$56,557

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,142

In 2018, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers earned an average of $56,557, $2,669 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Pumping station operators make somewhat more than Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers while Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.296

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.296, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, by number of employees, are Wired telecommunications carriers, Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers , and Broadcasting (except internet).

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Industries by Share

166k

2018 Workforce

± 9,989

16.7%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 7.6%

The number of people employed as Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers has been growing at a rate of 16.7%, from 141,976 people in 2017 to 165,720 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers employed by various industries. Wired telecommunications carriers employs the largest share of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers at  35.1%, followed by Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers  with 14.3% and Broadcasting (except internet) with 7%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers in the US. The average age of male Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers in the workforce is 42.2 and of female Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is 41.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is White.

Gender Composition

149k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 9,469

16.8k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,185

89.8% of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

76.9% of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.2% of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers.

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Age by Gender

42.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.794

41.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.46

The median age of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is 42.1, and Male employees are generally 0.823 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is Business but a relatively high number of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers hold a major in Engineering Technologies.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers need many skills, but most especially Repairing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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