Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in Kentucky

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,420
25th Percentile Wage
$52,450
50th Percentile Wage
$64,570
75th Percentile Wage
$76,110
90th Percentile Wage
$87,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.43
25th Percentile Wage
$25.21
50th Percentile Wage
$31.05
75th Percentile Wage
$36.59
90th Percentile Wage
$42.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.26. The median hourly salary is $31.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.43.

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
201664,5708.46%14.06%
201559,110-2.84%-
201460,7904.98%-
201357,7603.93%-
201255,490--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in state of Kentucky ranges from $50,790 to $73,260. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,260. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,670). The lowest paying area is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $50,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$73,260
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$70,670
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$68,310
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$66,870
Louisville-Jefferson County
$65,180
Evansville
$63,450
Lexington-Fayette
$50,790


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