According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of telecommunications equipment installers and repairers is projected to decline 3 percent from 2019 to 2029. Consumers increasingly demand wireless and mobile services, which often require less installation. Candidates with a 2-year degree and strong customer-service skills should have the best job prospects.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for telecommunications equipment installers and repairers was $61,470 in May 2020.
Here are some occupations within Telecommunications:
- Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
- Broadcast, Sound, and Video Technicians
- Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers
- Line Installers and Repairers