Is a career with Direct TV or Dish Network as home installer a good or bad idea?

Thinking about a career change. Anyone out there have any knowledge or experience about home installation jobs with Direct TV or Dish Network? Pros and cons? Starting pay and future pay? Hourly, salary, or some bidding system? Some info on training length and difficulty? It would be in North Dakota. Thanks!

Asked By: mark j - 9/20/2011
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I wouldn't consinder that as a career, especially nowhere. Maybe as an upgrade from a first job, but as prelude to a more career oriented job. I would at best get doing other low votlage installing, such as phone, network, home theater, alarm, and antenna., with contract satellite install as a part of that.
Answered By: classicsat - 9/20/2011
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I would consider long term effects on any career. While you're young a life guard job sounds great but when you're old and still need to work do you really think they would hire you. Installing things are great until your back starts to hurt whenever you bend over to pick something up...... I could go on and on but... More
Answered By: Jrbott - 9/20/2011
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