Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical power-line installers and repairers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical power-line installers and repairers among Illinois 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,230
25th Percentile Wage
$47,760
50th Percentile Wage
$69,900
75th Percentile Wage
$87,690
90th Percentile Wage
$97,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,230.

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
$69,900
3.45% -12.92%
2016
$67,490
-12.64% -
2015
$76,020
-6.67% -
2014
$81,090
3.49% -
2013
$78,260
-0.86% -
2012
$78,930
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in state of Illinois ranges from $42,470 to $90,000. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Illinois is Springfield with a median annual salary of $90,000. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $83,360). The lowest paying area is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$90,000
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$83,360
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$83,140
Decatur
$80,280
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$80,260
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$70,220
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$68,420
Peoria
$62,050
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$42,470




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