Power Transmission Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Power Transmission Engineer is $77,735 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$62,926 - $110,437
$63K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,735
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Salary
$62,926 - $110,437  
   
Bonus
$1,993 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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$65,364 - $115,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Power Transmission Engineer

Transmission line engineers are responsible for designing and analyzing transmission lines. Transmissions lines are the cables and other equipment used in power distribution and telecommunications purposes. This typically involves meeting with clients to evaluate their personal needs and requirements, such as power requirements. They are then responsible for overseeing the entire project development, working out a budget, and preparing construction bids for all necessary labor and materials. They must research potential materials and designs to fit system requirements, and they then use computer software (called CAD) to create models and designs. Finally, they will test their designs and make sure that everything will work properly and run smoothly, checking electrical clearances and performing sag-tension analysis.

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Power Transmission Engineer Tasks

  • Conduct field studies and system planning studies to inform design and implementation.
  • Analyze operations and identify potential problems and efficiencies.
  • Conduct field tests, repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Analyze data and create reliable designs for power transmission and storage.

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Key Stats for Power Transmission Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Power Transmission Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲18%

National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None:
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