Transmission-Line Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Transmission-Line Engineer is $66,310 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Transmission-Line Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,361 - $92,469
(Median)
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66K
78K
92K
MEDIAN: $66,309
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Transmission-Line Engineer Total Pay (?
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$19.52 - $41.87
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$50,361 - $92,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,950  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $4,000  
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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$50,139 - $98,588  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.52 - $41.87  
   
Overtime
$24.99 - $54.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,950  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $4,000  
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).
)
$50,139 - $98,588  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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Job Description for Transmission-Line Engineer
  • 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

Late-Career
up arrow 57%
Experienced
up arrow 34%
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$67,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$67,000
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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