Journeyman Linemans are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $26.50 per hour; Apprentice Linemans and Groundsmans also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $15.16 and $14.50, respectively.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $19.65 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $17.16 per hour on average.
Davis H. Elliot Co., Inc. workers in Ohio earn the most — around $21.41 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Journeyman Linemans, who make $26.50 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Troubleshooting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $26.50 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Data Entry; just under one in four deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
At Davis H. Elliot Co., Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Almost all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of respondents also include dental insurance.