Electrical Lineman Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Electrical Lineman is $20.49 per hour.
Electrical Lineman Total Pay (?
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$15.05 - $35.47
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $35.47  
   
Overtime
$26.02 - $68.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $1,965  
   
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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$32,488 - $98,731  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Electrical Lineman
  • Inspect and test overhead and underground power lines and cables.
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical distribution.
  • Splice, solder and insulate conductors and related wiring to connect power distribution.
  • Erect and maintain steel, wood or concrete poles, towers and guy wires.
  • Install and maintain street lighting systems.

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Experience Affects Electrical Lineman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 67%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%
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Gender
Female
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Male
100%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 29%
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