Transmission-Line Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Transmission-Line Engineer is $67,354 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 Salary (?
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$50,432 - $94,559
(Median)
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67K
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MEDIAN: $67,353
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Transmission-Line Engineer Salary (?
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$19.52 - $41.90
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$50,432 - $94,559  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,040  
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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$50,218 - $99,859  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.52 - $41.90  
   
Overtime
$24.99 - $54.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,040  
   
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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$50,218 - $99,859  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
up arrow 17%
National Average
$69,000
Portland
up arrow 3%
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Experience Affects Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%
Experienced
up arrow 36%
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$69,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%
National Average
$69,000
Pls-cadd
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%
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