Every person, who is interested in starting a career in the cable company, asking me about how much does a cable installer makes. So let me give you an idea about it.
Today I will tell you about independent contractors’ salary because most likely your first job will be 1099.
Cable installer is a demanding and difficult career, but if you play your cards right depending on your market and your city cost of living and everything else it’s not unrealistic for a cable technician with experience to make up to $100.000 a year or more. Now don’t get me wrong, before you start commenting on this telling that I’m crazy, just know that when I say experienced it is probably 5-10 years, and of course it depends of the area, rates, and company you are working with.
When you first start your career as a contractor cable installer technician, you will probably be looking at somewhere between $1300 and $1500 a week.
According to ZipRecruiter entry-level cable contractor makes $1116 weekly, this is National average.
As you can see the weekly salary of a cable installer is great for entry-level positions. U.S. Bureau of labor and statistics says that the median weekly earnings of the nation’s 115.9 million full-time workers were $957 in the first quarter of 2020.
How much does a Cable Installer Contractors make per year
The average entry-level Cable Contractors salary in the United States is $58,054 as of April 27, 2020, but the salary range typically depends on location, experience, and company.
While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $108,000 and as low as $20,000, the majority of salaries within the Cable Installer Contractor jobs category currently range between $34,500 to $82,000 across the United States.
So as you can see it is a good choice to start your career as a cable technician, the average salary is much above the median nation earnings. So basically you can start getting this money after 3-4 weeks of training. Nowadays it will be hard to find income like this!
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Also reed our article “How to get cable technician job”.