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Telecommunications Technology

Most jobs in the telecommunications industry traditionally require formal training, particularly as new technologies and services continue to emerge. Employers usually seek workers who possess up-to-date skills in a variety of areas, including computer hardware and software, data compression, software design, wireless technology, laser and fiber optic technology, and more.

A line or cable installer may need training in electronics, communications, or computer technology. A telecommunications systems installer or repairer may also need certification or a 2- or 4-year degree in electronics or communications technology. Many trade schools throughout the country offer training in these areas.

Telecommunications Career Opportunities

Many people start in entry-level jobs, such as a line installer or assembler, and then work their way up to more complex tasks. A cable installer sets up pay television service, connecting a customer's TV set to the cable that serves their neighborhood. Or you could install wireless or satellite service. One increasingly common job is replacing the telecommunications carriers' old copper wires with fiber optic cable to expand their bandwidth.

You could also become a telecommunications systems installer, putting in new phone lines or high-speed Internet connections. You may handle more complex systems involving electronic and optical switches that route phone calls and data packets, and even radio transmitters that relay signals from planes, boats, and emergency vehicles.

Employment in the telecommunications industry overall is only expected to grow 5 percent from 2006-2016, which is far slower than the 11 percent average for all occupations. But growth should be stimulated as people build more advanced communication networks.

The mean annual wage for telecommunications equipment installers and repairers (not including line installers) was $52,650 as of May 2008.

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At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

Programs : Computer Career - Networking, Computer Information Services, and more.

Campus Locations :

Erie: 5757 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506

Cuyahoga Falls: 2545 Bailey Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Get hands-on training with Remington College. Prefer to speak with a Customer Service Rep? Call 855-264-3155 toll-free now!

Programs : AS in Computer and Network Administration, and more.

Campus Locations :

Memphis: 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. Memphis, TN 38132

Mobile: 828 Downtowner Loop West Mobile, AL 36609

Garland: 1800 Eastgate Drive Garland, TX 75041

Lafayette: 303 Rue Louis XIV Lafayette, LA 70508

A degree from CTU can connect you to what matters most: powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree you hit the ground sprinting. Are you in?

Programs : Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Network Management, Doctor of Computer Science - Enterprise Information Systems (Executive Format), and more.

Campus Locations : Online

As an accredited university with online degree programs in five schools, Capella University is committed to helping you accomplish your goals through a high-caliber educational experience.

Programs : BS - Network Technology: Cisco (ABET-accredited), BS - Network Technology: Microsoft (ABET-accredited), MS - Network Management, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education. University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (http://hlcommission.org).

Programs : BS in Information Technology-Networking & Telecommunications, BS in Information Technology - Advanced Networking, Master of Information Systems, and more.

Campus Locations :

Springfield: 1343 East Kingsley Street Suite B,C Springfield, MO 65804

Columbia: 1001 Pinnacle Point Drive Suite 200 Columbia, SC 29223

Phoenix: 9520 West Palm Lane Phoenix, AZ 85037

Albuquerque: 7471 Pan American West Freeway NE Albuquerque, NM 87109

Temple Terrace: 12802 Tampa Oaks Boulevard Suite 200 Temple Terrace, FL 33637

San Antonio: 8200 West Interstate 10 Suite 910 San Antonio, TX 78230

Washington: 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW Suite 150 Washington, DC 20001

Orlando: 8325 South Park Circle Suite 100 Orlando, FL 32819

Santa Teresa: 1270 Country Club Road Santa Teresa, NM 88008

Hollywood: 2400 SW 145th Avenue Hollywood, FL 33027

Colorado Springs: 5725 Mark Dabling Boulevard Suite 150 Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Braintree: 100 Grossman Drive Suite 201 Braintree, MA 02184

Salt Lake City: 5373 S Green Street Suite 300 Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Nashville: 616 Marriott Drive Suite 150 Nashville, TN 37214

Clearfield: 1366 Legend Hills Drive Clearfield, UT 84015

West Des Moines: 6600 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266

Pleasant Grove: 2174 West Grove Parkway Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Greenbelt: 7852 Walker Dr Greenbelt, MD 20770

Ontario: 3110 E. Guasti Road Ontario, CA 91761

Palm Desert: 75153 Merle Dr. Palm Desert, CA 92211

Fort Lauderdale: 550 W. Cypress Creek Road Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Pasadena: 299 N. Euclid Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101

Houston: 4888 Loop Central Drive Houston, TX 77081

Yuma: 899 East Plaza Circle Yuma, AZ 85365

Los Angeles: 14320 Firestone Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038

Sandy Springs: 8200 Roberts Drive Suite 300 Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Southfield: 26261 Evergreen Road Southfield, MI 48076

San Bernardino: 451 E. Vanderbilt Way Suite 100 San Bernardino, CA 92408

San Diego: 3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92123

El Centro: 3095 N. Imperial Avenue Suite 101 El Centro, CA 92243

Henderson: 7777 Eastgate Road Henderson, NV 89011

Lone Tree: 10004 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124

Visalia: 301 East Acequia Ave Visalia, CA 93291

Honolulu: 745 Fort Street Suite 2000 Honolulu, HI 96813

Spring: 24624 Interstate 45 Spring, TX 77386

Murrieta: 25240 Hancock Avenue Murrieta, CA 92562

Costa Mesa: 3100 Bristol Street Suite 500 Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Jacksonville: 4500 Salisbury Road Suite 200 Jacksonville, FL 32216

Lancaster: 1202 W. Avenue J Lancaster, CA 93534

Flowood: 120 Stone Creek Blvd. Suite 200 Flowood, MS 39232

Woodland Hills: 5955 DeSoto Ave Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Dallas: 12400 Coit Road Suite 200 Dallas, TX 75251

Gardena: 1515 W. 190th Gardena, CA 90248

Arlington: 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202

San Marcos: 277 Rancheros Drive San Marcos, CA 92069

Atlanta: 2600 Century Center Atlanta, GA 30345

Bossier City: 350 Plaza Loop Drive Bldg E Bossier City, LA 71111

Tucson: 300 South Craycroft Road Tucson, AZ 85711

Miami: 11410 NW 20th Street Miami, FL 33172

Kapolei: Kapolei Building 1001 Kamokila Blvd Kapolei, HI 96707

Diamond Bar: 1370 S. Valley Vista Dr. Diamond Bar, CA 91765

Sacramento: 1760 Creekside Oaks Drive Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95833

Westminster: 8700 Turnpike Drive Westminster, CO 80030

Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

Programs : Network Administration and Security - Diploma, and more.

Campus Locations :

Wilmington: 5000 Market St Wilmington, NC 28405

Raleigh: 3901 Capital Boulevard Raleigh, NC 27604

Westwood College is dedicated to preparing students with the knowledge, skills and training needed for meaningful employment. Through education, we create opportunities, change lives and impact futures. Please call 855-816-4009 or fill out the form!

Programs : Information and Networking Technologies: Major in Network Management (B), Information Technology (A), and more.

Campus Locations :

Anaheim: 1551 S. Douglass Road Anaheim, CA 92806

Atlanta: 2309 Parklake Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30345

Denver: 7350 North Broadway, Suite 1200 Denver, CO 80221

Arlington: 4420 North Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22203

Annandale: 7619 Little River Turnpike, Suite 500 Annandale, VA 22003

Upland: 20 West 7th Street Upland, CA 91786

Aurora: 350 Blackhawk St. Aurora, CO 80011

Discover the Advantages of Porter and Chester . At Porter and Chester Institute, we’re serious about preparing you for career success.

Programs : Computer and Network Technology, and more.

Campus Locations :

Rocky Hill: 30 Waterchase Dr Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Stratford: 670 Lordship Boulevard Stratford, CT 06615

Woburn: 8 Presidential Way Woburn, MA 01801

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

Programs : Computer Systems Technician (8-Month Diploma Program), and more.

Campus Locations :

Gardena: 661 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. Gardena, CA 90247

Chula Vista: 310 3rd Ave Suite C6/C7 Chula Vista, CA 91910

Encino: 5445 Balboa Blvd. Encino, CA 91316

Ontario: 4730 Ontario Mills Parkway Ontario, CA 91764

Stockton: 4994 Claremont Avenue Stockton, CA 95207

San Marcos: 2085 Montiel Rd. Suite 101 San Marcos, CA 92069

Everest University Online, a Division of Everest University, makes career training convenient and accessible.

Programs : Computer Information Science (Bachelor's), Computer Information Science (Associate's), and more.

Campus Locations : Online

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