Transmission-Line Engineer Salary

A Transmission-Line Engineer earns an average salary of $69,375 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$52,050 - $97,754
(Median)
$52K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $69,375
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50%
90%

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$20.42 - $52.90
(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
$52,050 - $97,754  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,965  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$52,096 - $103,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.42 - $52.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$12.75 - $49.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,965  
   
Commission
$0.00  
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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$52,096 - $103,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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 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 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

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

Pls-cadd
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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