The average rate for an Apprentice Lineman is $18.92 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$23,270 - $68,462
(Median)
$23K
$39K
$68K
MEDIAN: $39,483
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$14.10 - $26.07
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,270 - $68,462  
   
Bonus
$650  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,386 - $61,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.10 - $26.07  
   
Overtime
$20.80 - $39.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$650  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,386 - $61,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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Job Description for Apprentice Lineman

An apprentice lineman is a type of electrician who has completed a lineman certification program and begun an apprenticeship or direct experience as part of training. Certification programs generally take about four months to complete and include six-hundred clock hours of direct electrical work, and apprentice linemen are usually supervised by a fully-trained lineman during the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems which deliver and distribute power.

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What is it like working as an Apprentice Lineman?

Apprentice Lineman in Tipton:
"Learning and dealing with something new everyday."
Pros: Troubleshooting, and being able to work with the electrical components.
Cons: Being away from family, and missing family events.

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Experience Affects Apprentice Lineman Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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