Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical power-line installers and repairers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical power-line installers and repairers among Iowa 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,280
25th Percentile Wage
$50,800
50th Percentile Wage
$66,790
75th Percentile Wage
$75,120
90th Percentile Wage
$80,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.96
25th Percentile Wage
$24.43
50th Percentile Wage
$32.11
75th Percentile Wage
$36.11
90th Percentile Wage
$38.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.52. The median hourly salary is $32.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.96.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,7901.60%11.17%
201565,7208.02%-
201460,450-0.99%-
201361,0502.82%-
201259,330--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in state of Iowa ranges from $62,560 to $71,430. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Iowa is Waterloo-Cedar Falls with a median annual salary of $71,430. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $70,200). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$71,430
Cedar Rapids
$70,200
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$68,200
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$68,060
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$66,240
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$66,060
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$62,560


Related:

Highest paying cities for electrical power-line installers and repairers

Highest paying industries for electrical power-line installers and repairers.