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View the mid-level salary in both your current job and your selected occupation. (Annual salaries apply to people who work full-time year-round.)

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
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$55,200 $55,200

Similar skills & knowledge

These skills are commonly used in both your current job and your selected occupation.

Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Operation and Control
Using equipment or systems.

Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

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Operation Monitoring
Watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working.

Complex Problem Solving
Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

Equipment Maintenance
Planning and doing the basic maintenance on equipment.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

Active Listening
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

Talking to others.

Critical Thinking
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Quality Control Analysis
Testing how well a product or service works.

Figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work.

Repairing machines or systems using the right tools.

Active Learning
Figuring out how to use new ideas or things.

Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

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skills & knowledge Gaps

These are areas where you might have skill gaps. People working in your selected job generally need higher levels in these skill and knowledge areas than people working in your current job.

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Equipment Selection
Deciding what kind of tools and equipment are needed to do a job.

Typical Level Of Training

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High school diploma or equivalent

Postsecondary non-degree award

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License required in some states

License required in some states


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