Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,710
25th Percentile Wage
$55,910
50th Percentile Wage
$68,720
75th Percentile Wage
$77,950
90th Percentile Wage
$82,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,710.

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
$68,720
-1.31% 12.14%
2016
$69,620
1.88% -
2015
$68,310
2.02% -
2014
$66,930
6.35% -
2013
$62,680
3.67% -
2012
$60,380
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in state of Tennessee ranges from $58,360 to $72,370. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $72,370. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $72,280). The lowest paying area is Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$72,370
Chattanooga
$72,280
Johnson City
$72,240
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$72,000
Clarksville
$71,370
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$70,810
Jackson
$70,060
Morristown
$69,710
Knoxville
$69,290
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$69,160
Memphis
$68,180
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$58,360




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