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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,400
25th Percentile Wage
$40,950
50th Percentile Wage
$55,360
75th Percentile Wage
$68,970
90th Percentile Wage
$78,330

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 $78,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,400.

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
$55,360
-0.07% 6.00%
2016
$55,400
3.86% -
2015
$53,260
3.53% -
2014
$51,380
1.91% -
2013
$50,400
-3.25% -
2012
$52,040
- -

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 $44,600 to $69,630. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in South Carolina is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $69,630. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $65,680). The lowest paying area is Sumter with a median annual salary of $44,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$69,630
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$65,680
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$64,400
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,030
Florence
$62,120
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$61,810
Columbia
$57,290
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$56,630
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$56,310
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$56,220
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$55,300
Spartanburg
$50,770
Sumter
$44,600




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