Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,340
25th Percentile Wage
$40,860
50th Percentile Wage
$55,400
75th Percentile Wage
$68,630
90th Percentile Wage
$77,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.03
25th Percentile Wage
$19.64
50th Percentile Wage
$26.63
75th Percentile Wage
$33.00
90th Percentile Wage
$37.21

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.21. The median hourly salary is $26.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.03.

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
201655,4003.86%6.06%
201553,2603.53%-
201451,3801.91%-
201350,400-3.25%-
201252,040--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in state of South Carolina ranges from $44,660 to $68,340. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $68,340. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $63,130). The lowest paying area is Sumter with a median annual salary of $44,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$68,340
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,130
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$61,360
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$58,820
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$56,500
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,300
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,160
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$53,180
Sumter
$44,660


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