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Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $28.83
Statewide median: $25.22

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$24.30 $32.35 $45.79
Minnesota
$24.17 $28.83 $38.24
Central Minnesota
$23.36 $24.78 $30.63
Northeast Minnesota
$28.45 $30.32 $35.88
Northwest Minnesota
$23.36 $27.60 $33.64
Southeast Minnesota
$33.58 $39.39 $51.79
Southwest Minnesota
$23.32 $30.64 $37.86
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$25.33 $30.16 $39.34

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,550 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2,226 new Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 124,400 123,600 -800 -0.7%
Minnesota 1,932 2,039 107 5.5%
Central Minnesota 235 246 11 4.7%
Northwest Minnesota 232 260 28 12.1%
Southeast Minnesota 185 184 -1 -0.5%
Southwest Minnesota 88 92 4 4.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,198 1,261 63 5.3%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.