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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,210
25th Percentile Wage
$57,930
50th Percentile Wage
$69,620
75th Percentile Wage
$77,660
90th Percentile Wage
$86,240

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 $86,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,210.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.74
25th Percentile Wage
$27.85
50th Percentile Wage
$33.47
75th Percentile Wage
$37.34
90th Percentile Wage
$41.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.46. The median hourly salary is $33.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.74.

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
201669,6201.88%13.27%
201568,3102.02%-
201466,9306.35%-
201362,6803.67%-
201260,380--

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 $56,250 to $75,640. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $75,640. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $72,280). The lowest paying area is Morristown with a median annual salary of $56,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$75,640
Chattanooga
$72,280
Johnson City
$71,650
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$70,680
Jackson
$70,060
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$68,870
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$67,730
Memphis
$67,270
Knoxville
$67,140
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$59,250
Morristown
$56,250


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