Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Journeyman Lineman is $36.74
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Journeyman Linemen?
An entry-level Journeyman Lineman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.21 based on 8 salaries. An early career Journeyman Lineman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.39 based on 60 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Journeyman Linemen Do?
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.
This job often requires climbing electrical poles, so it is important to have physical strength and comfort working at heights. It may …Read more
- 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.