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Communications Equipment Operators - What They Do


Communications Equipment Operators generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Communications Equipment Operators can expect to earn an average of $36,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Communications Equipment Operators will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 7.4% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Communications Equipment Operators rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.0% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Communications Equipment Operators can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 6.9% are currently unemployed.

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Communication Technician
A Communication Technician Program will teach a student how to install, maintain, remove and repair wiring networks, consumer communication equipment, switchboards and specialized equipment such as intercoms, fax machines, computer networks and electronic key systems. The Communication Technician Program ...more