Journeyman Lineman Salary

Men account for the majority of Journeyman Linemans in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $33.04 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Journeyman Linemans enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,615 - $103,178
$46K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,583
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50%
90%

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$22.35 - $43.92
$22
$33
$44
MEDIAN: $32.90
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$0$109K
Salary $45,615 - $103,178
Bonus $206.08 - $57,812
Profit Sharing $600
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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$48,156 - $109,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data $0$77
Hourly Rate $22.35 - $43.92
Hourly Tips $7.50
Overtime $31.69 - $77.55
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $206.08 - $57,812
Profit Sharing $600
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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$48,156 - $109,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 447

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Job Description for Journeyman Lineman

Journeyman linemen work with the installation and maintenance of electrical power lines (both buried and above-ground), transformers, and other related equipment. They may also maintain electrical installments, such as city lights and stop lights. Periodic testing and maintenance of equipment and the use of power tools are often necessary for this position.

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Journeyman Lineman Tasks

  • Operate, maintain, and build electrical systems.
  • Trim trees and remove obstacles.
  • Install and maintain wires, insulation, transformers, and other equipment.
  • Create infrastructure for electrical systems, such as towers, poles, underground tunnels, and substations.
  • Supervise and inspect work done by others for safety and quality.

Common Career Paths for Journeyman Lineman


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Journeyman Linemans who move into an Electrical Foreman role might bring in a slightly lower salary; Electrical Foremans earn $59K a year on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Journeyman Lineman


The biggest paychecks can be found at Duke Energy Corp — the median salary there is $82K.

Pay by Experience Level for Journeyman Lineman

Pay by Experience for a Journeyman Lineman has a positive trend. An entry-level Journeyman Lineman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 123 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Journeyman Lineman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Journeyman Lineman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 261 salaries. A Journeyman Lineman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 128 salaries.

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Key Stats for Journeyman Lineman

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Journeyman Lineman Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Journeyman Lineman Salaries

Safety Compliance
▲11%


National Average
$72,000

Systems Troubleshooting
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 8%
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