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Transmission-Line Engineer Salary

A Transmission-Line Engineer earns an average salary of $68,478 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$50,632 - $93,582
(Median)
$51K
$68K
$94K
MEDIAN: $68,477
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50%
90%

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$20.16 - $52.84
(Median)
$20
$29
$53
MEDIAN: $29.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,632 - $93,582  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,691  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $3,561  
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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$50,741 - $100,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.16 - $52.84  
   
Overtime
$24.65 - $48.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,691  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $3,561  
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).
)
$50,741 - $100,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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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 49%

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 2%

National Average
$70,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%

Pls-cadd
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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