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Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of line installers and repairers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of line installers and repairers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of line installers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The line installers and repairers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Line Installer and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,450
25th Percentile Wage
$43,460
50th Percentile Wage
$64,190
75th Percentile Wage
$79,680
90th Percentile Wage
$95,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for line installers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) line installers and repairers is $95,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,450. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 194% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of line installers and repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,190
2.40% 9.32%
2016
$62,650
1.95% -
2015
$61,430
-0.50% -
2014
$61,740
3.22% -
2013
$59,750
2.58% -
2012
$58,210
- -

Table 2. Line Installer and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of line installers and repairers in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for line installers and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $75,480. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $41,990).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$75,480
Transportation and Warehousing
$68,110
Information
$67,950
Federal, State, and Local Government
$64,260
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$63,150
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$55,290
Construction
$49,860
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,990
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,530
Health Care and Social Assistance
$45,950
Educational Services
$45,520
Mining
$45,160
Retail Trade
$44,560
Manufacturing
$44,550
Wholesale Trade
$41,990



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