Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical power-line installers and repairers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical power-line installers and repairers amongst California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,420
25th Percentile Wage
$72,420
50th Percentile Wage
$106,690
75th Percentile Wage
$120,220
90th Percentile Wage
$128,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$106,690
2.36% 13.37%
2016
$104,170
-0.31% -
2015
$104,490
2.00% -
2014
$102,400
1.70% -
2013
$100,660
8.18% -
2012
$92,430
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in state of California ranges from $79,130 to $112,180. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $112,180. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Bakersfield-Delano (mean annual salary $112,140). The lowest paying area is Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario with a median annual salary of $79,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$112,180
Bakersfield-Delano
$112,140
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$111,640
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$111,210
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$111,130
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$109,520
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$108,720
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$107,130
Vallejo-Fairfield
$106,830
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$105,260
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$104,670
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$103,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$100,940
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$93,880
Modesto
$93,210
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$90,110
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$89,760
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$79,130




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