Electrical Lineman Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Electrical Lineman is $20.97 per hour.
Electrical Lineman Total Pay (?
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$14.88 - $35.97
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.88 - $35.97  
   
Overtime
$26.10 - $68.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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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$33,651 - $106,436  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Lineman

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Electrical Lineman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
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
5%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 25%
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