Electrical Power-line Installers And Repairers

Training Requirements for Electrical Power-line Installers And Repairers

Electrical power-line installers and repairers need a high school diploma or equivalent and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Electrical power-line installers and repairers
Percent
Less than High School 4.4
High School 40.7
Some College 32.1
Associates Degree 14.6
Bachelors Degree 7.1
Masters Degree 1.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Electrical Power-line Installers And Repairers

This represents about 118,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 13,000 more electrical power-line installers and repairers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 60,000 more.

Typical Income for Electrical Power-line Installers And Repairers

Hourly Income

On average,electrical power-line installers and repairers make $32.29 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Electrical power-line installers and repairers $17.60 $24.43 $32.70 $39.73 $47.21
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.36 $14.82 $19.68 $26.61 $33.88
Line installers and repairers $15.28 $20.35 $30.12 $37.59 $45.03
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, electrical power-line installers and repairers make $67,160 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Electrical power-line installers and repairers $36,610 $50,820 $68,010 $82,640 $98,190
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $23,630 $30,820 $40,930 $55,350 $70,480
Line installers and repairers $31,790 $42,320 $62,650 $78,190 $93,660
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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