Transmission-Line Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Transmission-Line Engineer is $71,554 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 noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$55,433 - $99,346
$55K
$73K
$99K
MEDIAN: $72,526
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$27.80 - $47.38
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MEDIAN: $32.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,433 - $99,346  
   
Bonus
$1,012 - $10,050  
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).
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$57,039 - $104,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.80 - $47.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$-0.50 - $49.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,012 - $10,050  
   
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).
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$57,039 - $104,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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

Pay by Experience for a Transmission-Line Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Transmission-Line Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Transmission-Line Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Transmission-Line Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 9 salaries. A Transmission-Line Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 10 salaries.

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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.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲57%

Late-Career
▲37%

▲17%

National Average
$77,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries


National Average
$77,000


Pls-cadd
▼3%

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
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 5%
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