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Career information and college search tools for communication equipment workers and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

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Communication Equipment Workers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be communication equipment workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Troubleshooting3.883.75
Repairing3.883.25
Operation Monitoring3.623.25
Quality Control Analysis3.623.62
Critical Thinking3.623.75

Communication Equipment Workers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be communication equipment workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension3.884
Visual Color Discrimination3.883.88
Near Vision3.884
Problem Sensitivity3.883.25
Arm-Hand Steadiness3.753.25

Communication Equipment Workers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be communication equipment workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Customer and Personal Service4.434.76
Telecommunications4.384.44
Computers and Electronics4.24.55
English Language43.45
Mathematics3.493.31

Communication Equipment Workers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being communication equipment workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Interacting With Computers4.443.82
Getting Information4.413.48
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.43.97
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment4.133.03
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.073.97

Communication Equipment Workers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being communication equipment workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Dependability4.36
Integrity4.3
Attention to Detail4.25
Cooperation4.24
Adaptability/Flexibility4.11

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Communication Equipment Workers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Communication Equipment Workers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim7,840 $84,470
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood390 $52,730
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson340 $93,020
Colorado Springs230 $82,490
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise220 $60,880
Urban Honolulu180 $76,150
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater170 $91,050
San Diego-Carlsbad160 $82,480
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale130 $63,020
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario130 $72,380

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to communication equipment workers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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