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Compare Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers &

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

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Salary

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
$52,600 $52,600
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$64,200 $64,200

Similar skills & knowledge

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

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.

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

Mathematics
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

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

Coordination
Changing what is done based on other people's actions.

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Operation and Control
Using equipment or systems.

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

Time Management
Managing your time and the time of other people.

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

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

Judgment and Decision Making
Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one.

Repairing
Repairing machines or systems using the right tools.

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

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Typical Level Of Training

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High school diploma or equivalent

High school diploma or equivalent

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Licensing

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License required in some states

License required in some states

certification

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24 related certifications

8 related certifications

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