Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers

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Total Workforce

142k

Average Age

41.8

Estimated Job Growth

-6.9%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$56,093

Average Male Salary

$56,668

Average Female Salary

$51,434

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 $56,093 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers by wage are Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Designers, and Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics.

Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are part of the Installation, maintenance, & repair occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Avionics technicians, Electric motor, power tool, & related repairers, Electronic equipment installers & repairers, motor vehicles, Electronic home entertainment equipment installers & repairers, Security & fire alarm systems installers, Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, Automotive body & related repairers, Automotive glass installers & repairers, Automotive service technicians & mechanics, Bus & truck mechanics & diesel engine specialists, Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics, Small engine mechanics, Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, Control & valve installers & repairers, Heating, air conditioning, & refrigeration mechanics & installers, Home appliance repairers, Maintenance workers, machinery, Millwrights, Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics, Electrical powerline installers & repairers, Telecommunications line installers & repairers, Precision instrument & equipment repairers, Maintenance & repair workers, general, Coin, vending, & amusement machine servicers & repairers, Locksmiths & safe repairers, Riggers, Helpersinstallation, maintenance, & repair workers , and Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, & repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians

The top 3 locations that employ the most Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are Worcester County (West Central) PUMA, MA and Fountain City PUMA, CO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are Worcester County (West Central) PUMA, MA and Fountain City PUMA, CO.

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 Computer Systems Design. Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are paid most in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO but are relatively concentrated in Worcester County (West Central) PUMA, MA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$56,093

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,071

In 2017, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers earned an average of $56,093, $4,028 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators make somewhat more than Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers while Designers 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

0.326

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.326, 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 Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, by average wage, are Computer Systems Design, Justice, public order, & safety activities , and Rail transportation.

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Industries by Share

142k

2017 Workforce

± 9,246

-108%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 10%

The number of people employed as Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers has been declining at a rate of -108%, from 159,134 people in 2016 to 141,976 people in 2017.

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  41.8%, followed by Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers  with 9.92% and Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance with 6.54%.

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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 41.8 and of female Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is 41.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is White.

Gender Composition

126k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 8,724

15.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,065

89% 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. Asian

73.8% of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.5% 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

41.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.876

41.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.7

The median age of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is 41.8, and Male employees are generally 0.0362 years younger 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 Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services.

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 Troubleshooting, Critical Thinking, and Quality Control Analysis. 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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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are expected to see a growth of -6.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-6.9%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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