Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Linemans with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $42K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $64K. Linemans who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $70K.