Broadband Internet Technician Career Outlook

Percent Employed

93%

Employed

 

WITC Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017*

Employed in Related Field

77%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017*

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$37,818

Average Yearly Salary*

 

*Broadband Internet Technician is a new program at WITC. No graduate follow-up data was available, so wage data was derived from WITC's 2016–2017 Graduate Survey Results.


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

Broadband professional connecting fiber optic cable to switch

Broadband Technician

Broadband Technicians set up and maintain devices or equipment that carry communications signals, such as telephone lines and Internet routers.

Network Technician with network equipment and cables

Network Technician

Network Technicians organize, install and support an organization’s computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets and other data communication systems.

Additional opportunities include: 

  • Cellsite Technician

  • Broadband Consultant

  • Telephone Installer/Repairer

  • Repairer of Systems/Equipment

  • Cable Splicer (fiber optics)

  • Central Office Repairer or Installer

  • Private Branch Installer/Repairer

  • Residential/Business Installer

  • RF Engineer

  • Microwave Technician

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Broadband Internet Technician technical diploma at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

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

Hear From Graduates

"Since graduating in May 2013, I have started my career as a broadband technician with Charter Communications. The telecommunications program did a great job preparing me for the industry by providing hands-on learning and experience installing and troubleshooting cable, telephone and fiber optic systems. The knowledge I gained at WITC has definitely laid the foundation for my career in the telecommunications industry."

Dustin Wirth

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