The average salary for a Transmission-Line Engineer is $71,027 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 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.

$53,445 - $95,119
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MEDIAN: $71,027
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$27.42 - $53.33
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MEDIAN: $35.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,445 - $95,119  
   
Bonus
$999 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$54,944 - $100,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.42 - $53.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$999 - $20,134  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$54,944 - $100,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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 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.
  • Utilize National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and other applicable industry codes for transmission line design.
  • Design transmission line components and spotting.
  • Develop cost estimates and schedules and prepare specifications for the procurement of transmission line materials and construction.

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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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Key Stats for Transmission-Line Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
053
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 83%

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries


Pls-cadd
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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