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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,920
25th Percentile Wage
$76,370
50th Percentile Wage
$90,990
75th Percentile Wage
$98,250
90th Percentile Wage
$104,720

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 $104,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,920.

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
$90,990
-0.02% 8.95%
2016
$91,010
2.59% -
2015
$88,650
3.53% -
2014
$85,520
1.30% -
2013
$84,410
1.85% -
2012
$82,850
- -

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 $73,340 to $93,470. The highest paying area for electrical power-line installers and repairers in Washington is Bellingham with a median annual salary of $93,470. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro (mean annual salary $93,130). The lowest paying area is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $73,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bellingham
$93,470
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$93,130
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$93,120
Spokane
$93,120
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$93,120
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$92,330
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$91,650
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$91,270
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$89,660
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$89,650
Lewiston
$88,080
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$87,570
Olympia
$83,290
Yakima
$78,770
Tacoma
$73,340




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