Electrical Power-Line Installer and Repairer Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical power-line installers and repairers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical power-line installers and repairers among Washington 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,710
25th Percentile Wage
$82,120
50th Percentile Wage
$91,010
75th Percentile Wage
$98,100
90th Percentile Wage
$103,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.71
25th Percentile Wage
$39.47
50th Percentile Wage
$43.76
75th Percentile Wage
$47.17
90th Percentile Wage
$49.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.62. The median hourly salary is $43.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.71.

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
201691,0102.59%8.97%
201588,6503.53%-
201485,5201.30%-
201384,4101.85%-
201282,850--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in state of Washington ranges from $71,550 to $94,300. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Washington is Spokane with a median annual salary of $94,300. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $93,020). The lowest paying area is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $71,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Spokane
$94,300
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$93,020
Bellingham
$91,560
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$91,560
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$91,550
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$91,540
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$91,540
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$90,900
Lewiston
$88,080
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$86,740
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$86,350
Tacoma
$71,550



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