The salary of a cable installer can vary depending on whether they are freelance or employed, what the project is, and where they are working in the world. Salary can even vary by state. Below is a rough estimate:
The Indeed salary estimate - $15.02 per hour in the United States.
According to Payscale - about $42,233 annually and $15.22 on an hourly basis.
Glassdoor - $46,503 per year in the United States.
ZipRecruiter - professionals earn about $42,632.
Cable Installer Jobs
Cable installer jobs are on the rise. Many organizations are looking into hiring cable installers. The Bureau of US Labor Statistics (BLS) states that by the end of 2020, there is expected to be a growth of 13% line installers and 15% for telecom technicians. These numbers should continue to grow, so it has never been a better time to become a cable installer!
Freelance Cable Installer Jobs
As the cable installer is said to be in high demand, it can be lucrative for professionals to choose to work freelance. These freelancers can work on site and can arrive at the time of a scheduled appointment. They will carry their own tools, and work with their own clients with no middle-man.