They don't make nearly enough to put up with all the rage
Because for all the unreasonable scheduling, dangerous conditions, and rude customers they deal with on a daily basis, cable techs make -- on average -- about $17 an hour. Yeah, their guess is as good as yours as to why your bill is so high.
Crazy, but they actually want to make you happy
If you’ve ever done volunteer work, you know the inherent joy in giving somebody something they desperately need. So while the money's not great, seeing how happy people get when Game of Thrones pops on the screen is one of the biggest rewards of the job. If you’re happy, they’re happy.
Sign up here for our daily Thrillist email, and get your fix of the best in food/drink/fun.