Broadband Installer Career Outlook

Broadband Installer is a new WITC program. No graduate follow-up information is currently available. The information below is based on graduates' responses from technical colleges within the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and does not include WITC graduates.


Typical positions available after graduation include:

A broadband professional in a residential neighborhood

Residential/Business Installer

Residential/Business installers and repairers set up and repair telecommunications equipment in customers’ homes and businesses. For example, they set up modems to install telephone, Internet and cable television services.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Fiber Optic Cable Splicer

  • CCTV Security Systems Installer 

  • Aerial/Buried Cable Installation

  • Outside Plant Installation

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Broadband Installer technical diploma at WITC, you can continue your education and advance your skills with the Broadband Technologies technical diploma, and transfer to another college and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Broadband Installer program at WITC has articulation agreements with UW-Stout. 

Potential careers available with further education include:

  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering

Potential Starting Wages:

  • $47,341–$80,184

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

The potential starting wage range is compiled from 2016 WITC or WTCS Graduate Follow-Up Report. If not available, wage data is compiled from Economic Modeling Software Intl (10th and 25th percentile earnings) and/or Wisconsin Worknet (Wage Comparison Tool) using the Standard Occupation Code(s) (SOC) the WTCS has assigned to the programs. When possible, the wage range is compiled using data from the 11 counties within the WITC district. Starting wage ranges for new programs are reviewed by the advisory team. Wage data was compiled August 2017. 


To learn more about Broadband Installer, please contact Dan Schullo.




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