The salary statistics of electrical power-line installers and repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of electrical power-line installers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The electrical power-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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$37,600|
|25th Percentile Wage||$52,070|
|50th Percentile Wage||$69,380|
|75th Percentile Wage||$85,370|
|90th Percentile Wage||$99,860|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical power-line installers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electrical power-line installers and repairers is $99,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,600. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 165% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of electrical power-line installers and repairers in 13 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 electrical power-line installers and repairers occupations is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector with an annual salary $79,290. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $46,100).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only electrical power-line installers and repairers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of electrical power-line installers and repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $40,740 to $106,690. The highest paying state for electrical power-line installers and repairers is California with a median annual salary of $106,690. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $40,740. For more salary information of electrical power-line installers and repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New York|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |