Information About Electrical Power-line Installers And Repairers

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Training

Electrical power-line installers and repairers need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Electrical power-line installers and repairers
Training for Electrical Power-line Installers And Repairers
Percent
Less than High School 7.2
High School 46.6
Some College 29.7
Associates Degree 11.3
Bachelors Degree 4.6
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 113,000 people in the United States- 1.4% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 5,000 more electrical power-line installers and repairers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 45,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, electrical power-line installers and repairers make $28.58 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Electrical power-line installers and repairers $16.60 $22.30 $28.90 $34.90 $41.00
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $10.80 $14.40 $19.50 $26.30 $33.20
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, electrical power-line installers and repairers make $59,450 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Electrical power-line installers and repairers $34,580 $46,420 $60,190 $72,630 $85,340
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $22,540 $30,020 $40,600 $54,770 $69,230
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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