Television and Radio Repairer

Repair and adjust radios and television receivers.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Television and Radio Repairers do?

Repairs and adjusts radios and television receivers, using handtools and electronic testing instruments: Tunes receiver on all channels and observes audio and video characteristics to locate source of trouble. Adjusts controls to obtain desired density, linearity, focus, and size of picture. Examines chassis for defects. Tests voltages and resistances of circuits to isolate defect, following schematic diagram and using voltmeter, oscilloscope, signal generator, and other electronic testing instruments. Tests and changes tubes. Solders loose connections and repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and soldering iron. Repairs radios and other audio equipment [RADIO REPAIRER]. May install television sets [TELEVISION INSTALLER].


Should I be a Television and Radio Repairer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Television Repairer

    How to Become a
    Television and Radio Repairer

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