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 among Virginia 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 Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,610
25th Percentile Wage
$48,480
50th Percentile Wage
$66,430
75th Percentile Wage
$75,980
90th Percentile Wage
$82,440

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 $82,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.52
25th Percentile Wage
$23.31
50th Percentile Wage
$31.94
75th Percentile Wage
$36.53
90th Percentile Wage
$39.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.63. The median hourly salary is $31.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.52.

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
201666,4308.29%21.14%
201560,9202.43%-
201459,4401.11%-
201358,78010.87%-
201252,390--

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 $41,340 to $86,980. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Virginia is Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,980. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol (mean annual salary $69,280). The lowest paying area is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $41,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$86,980
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$69,280
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$68,960
Roanoke
$68,200
Charlottesville
$66,130
Richmond
$65,820
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$65,510
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$65,470
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$63,750
Lynchburg
$41,340


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