Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers

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2019 Workforce
163k
Average Age
42
Average Salary
$56,566
Average Male Salary
$57,899
Average Female Salary
$41,013

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 $56,566 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers by wage are Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists, Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics, and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are Sussex County PUMA, DE, Houston & Pulaski Counties PUMA, GA, and Layton, Clearfield, Kaysville, Syracuse & Clinton Cities PUMA, UT. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are Houston & Pulaski Counties PUMA, GA, Sussex County PUMA, DE, and Houston (Southeast), Pasadena (Southeast), La Porte (South) & Seabrook (East) Cities PUMA, TX.

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 power generation, transmission & distribution. Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are paid most in Thornton & Federal Heights Cities PUMA, CO but are relatively concentrated in Houston & Pulaski Counties PUMA, GA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$56,566
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,356

In 2019, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers earned an average of $56,566, $1,042 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists make somewhat more than Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers while Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics 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

0.302
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.302, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, by average wage, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing, and Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified.

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Industries by Share

163k
2019 Workforce
± 9,917
−1.45%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 8.68%

The number of people employed as Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers has been declining at a rate of −1.45%, from 165,720 people in 2018 to 163,325 people in 2019.

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  37.6%, followed by Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers  with 10.1% and Construction with 6.01%.

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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 42.1 and of female Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is 41, and the most common race/ethnicity for Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

150k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,518
12.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,787

92.1% 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

65.1% of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12% of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Black (Non-Hispanic) 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

42.1
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.82
41
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.89

The median age of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers is 42, and Male employees are generally 1.16 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 Engineering 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 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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