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 amongst Iowa metropolitan areas 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 Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,920
25th Percentile Wage
$59,110
50th Percentile Wage
$71,550
75th Percentile Wage
$80,810
90th Percentile Wage
$92,140

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 $92,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,920.

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
$71,550
6.65% 17.08%
2016
$66,790
1.60% -
2015
$65,720
8.02% -
2014
$60,450
-0.99% -
2013
$61,050
2.82% -
2012
$59,330
- -

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 $61,350 to $75,880. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $75,880. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $74,530). The lowest paying area is Iowa City with a median annual salary of $61,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$75,880
Cedar Rapids
$74,530
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$74,190
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$73,410
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$73,220
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$70,990
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$64,120
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$63,850
Iowa City
$61,350




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