The average salary for a Transmission-Line Engineer is $70,934 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$53,079 - $96,664
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$53K
$71K
$97K
MEDIAN: $70,934
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$27.39 - $53.64
(Median)
$27
$35
$54
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,079 - $96,664  
   
Bonus
$999 - $34,571  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$54,693 - $105,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.39 - $53.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$999 - $34,571  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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).
)
$54,693 - $105,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Transmission-Line Engineer

A transmission-line engineer’s job is to manage transmission line projects and to design structures or configurations that transfer electrical energy from one point to another. Employers require that candidates have a bachelor's degree in electrical, mechanical, or civil engineering or another relevant fields. Master's degrees and research experience in relevant fields would be a pluses. Transmission-line engineers are often required to have various certifications.

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Transmission-Line Engineer Tasks

  • Design transmission line components and spotting.
  • Develop cost estimates and schedules and prepare specifications for the procurement of transmission line materials and construction.
  • Perform structural analysis and design of pole, lattice, framed, and guyed structures.
  • Design transmission lines in specific kV range.
  • Model transmission lines in PLS-CADD, determine right of way requirements, calculate conductor sags, and develop transmission line plan and profile drawings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Transmission-Line Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 80%

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries


Pls-cadd
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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