Fiber Optics Technicians

Employment for telecommunications line installers and repairers is expected to grow more slowly than the average for all careers through 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL reports that the "growth of the Internet will require more long-distance fiber-optic lines, including interstate and undersea cables." Digital transmissions will soon be the norm for telecommunications—not only do modern offices require data communications systems, but cable companies are investing in fiber optics to offer digital TV and cable, as well as quality phone service. Also, the cost of fiber is dropping, which means more companies will invest in fiber optics. Experienced fiber optics technicians will have the best job prospects.  


Subscribe to Vault to unlock this premium content including:

  • Earnings
  • Outlook
  • Resources & Associations and more.

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

X

Your institution does not have an active account.

Subscribe Now

Or

Contact your Career Center, Alumni Office
and Library to find out more.

X

Approved!

Please select your institution
to gain full access.


 

Get Our Career Newsletter

Interview, resume and job search tips emailed directly to you.