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Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers (49-2022)

Install, set-up, rearrange, or remove switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends. Service or repair telephone, cable television, Internet, and other communications equipment on customers' property. May install communications equipment or communications wiring in buildings. Excludes Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers (49-9052).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 770 752 -2.34 21 63 82
United States 232900 219800 0.0 6300 18600 23600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 29.80 16.68 22.28 29.55 37.12 43.60
Alaska 38.37 27.13 32.26 38.87 46.18 50.82
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 38.45 27.56 32.86 38.90 46.13 50.59
Fairbanks North Star Borough 42.28 35.05 37.73 41.77 47.98 52.23
Balance of State 33.82 20.00 26.49 30.04 43.51 52.72

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.