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Aerial and Satellite Engineer

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Aerial and satellite engineers install and repair television aerials, radio aerials and satellite dishes, and connect them to receiving equipment in homes or commercial premises. They may also set up a full range of digital home technology, such as broadband services.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for aerial and satellite engineers can range from £16,000 to £22,000 a year. With experience this can rise to £30,000 a year. You can earn extra through bonus and overtime payments.

Conditions

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Getting In

Some aerial and satellite engineers may just deal with external aerials, whilst some will deal with the full range of digital home technology, such as satellite or cable TV receivers and broadband routers. Some work for specialist electronic installation firms.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2017
2136
1.5 %
FALL
2022
2105
  United Kingdom
2017
27955
1.2 %
FALL
2022
27627

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Confederation of Aerial Industries Ltd
Tel: 01923 803030
Website: http://www.cai.org.uk/
Twitter: @CAILtd
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Confederation-of-Aerial-Industries-Ltd-CAI-851051324979132/

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