Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers


String and repair telephone and television cable, including fiber optics and other equipment for transmitting messages or television programming.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Telephone Communication
  2. Electrical Work
  3. Cable And Other Pay Tv Services
  4. Heavy Construction, Except Highway

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 3,120 19.50 12.03 23.24 40,570 25,030 48,340
St Joseph MSA 50 16.93 10.01 20.38 35,200 20,830 42,390
St Louis MSA 1,560 18.54 12.11 21.76 38,570 25,200 45,250
Kansas City* 390 18.48 10.99 22.23 38,441 22,856 46,234
Central Region* 300 19.92 13.89 22.93 41,431 28,890 47,701
Northwest Region* 190 20.65 9.79 26.08 42,955 20,355 54,254
Ozark Region* 520 23.72 17.86 26.65 49,342 37,148 55,439
South Central Region* 50 14.34 10.35 16.33 29,820 21,529 33,966
Southwest Region* 40 17.71 11.70 20.72 36,843 24,338 43,095
St. Louis County* 350 18.92 12.98 21.89 39,359 27,004 45,536
West Central Region* 50 20.38 16.95 22.10 42,398 35,262 45,965
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 100 12.48 10.23 13.60 25,951 21,278 28,287

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 3,360 4,150 790 23.51 143 Great
Kansas City MSA 1,460 1,590 130 8.90 41 Great
St Louis MSA 1,830 2,200 370 20.22 73 Outstanding
Central Region* 190 180 -10 -5.26 4 Fair
Northeast Region* 60 60 .00 1 Caution
Northwest Region* 90 80 -10 -11.11 2 Caution
Ozark Region* 300 300 .00 7 Great
Southwest Region* 60 60 .00 1 Caution
West Central Region* 60 50 -10 -16.67 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology