Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,530
25th Percentile Wage
$49,540
50th Percentile Wage
$66,850
75th Percentile Wage
$77,280
90th Percentile Wage
$85,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,530.

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
$66,850
0.63% 21.63%
2016
$66,430
8.29% -
2015
$60,920
2.43% -
2014
$59,440
1.11% -
2013
$58,780
10.87% -
2012
$52,390
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in state of Virginia ranges from $54,120 to $72,680. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Virginia is Roanoke with a median annual salary of $72,680. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,340). The lowest paying area is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $54,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Roanoke
$72,680
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,340
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,170
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$70,010
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$69,570
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$68,960
Charlottesville
$68,680
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$67,970
Lynchburg
$65,450
Richmond
$61,360
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$54,120




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