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Transmission-Line Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Transmission-Line Engineer is $67,603 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.
$50,670 - $92,104
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $67,603
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$19.77 - $53.25
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,670 - $92,104  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,623  
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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$50,646 - $100,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.77 - $53.25  
   
Overtime
$23.88 - $52.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,623  
   
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).
)
$50,646 - $100,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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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Popular Skills for Transmission-Line Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Transmission-Line Engineer

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

Pls-cadd
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%