Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

General Information

Description

Repair, install, or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications, mobile broadband, ship-to-shore, aircraft-to-ground communications, and radio equipment in service and emergency vehicles. May test and analyze network coverage.

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Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$57,720

Military salary*

$55,336

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State-by-state Salary

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$86,320
$33,470
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 36%
  • Associate's degree 19%
  • Some college 16%
  • Post-secondary certificate 15%
  • Less than high school 6%
  • Bachelor's degree 5%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Telecommunications
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Mechanical
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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