$70,640
Avg. Salary
$33.99
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,019

Bonus

$1,200

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Journeyman Lineman is $33.99 per hour.

The average pay for a Journeyman Lineman is $70,640 per year.

10%
$23.33
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$33.99
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$45.68
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MEDIAN $33.99
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$47k
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$108k
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MEDIAN $70,640
$46,838 - $107,623
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MEDIAN: $70,640
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$23.33 - $45.68
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$0$110K
Salary $46,838 - $107,623
Bonus $396 - $10,242
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$49,496 - $110,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 143
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $23.33 - $45.68
Hourly Tips $7.50
Overtime $33.01 - $75.04
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $396 - $10,242
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$49,496 - $110,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 769

Job Description

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.

Popular Employer Salaries

$0$84K

$61,059

$78,097

$68,975

Common Career Paths


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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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Pay by Experience Level

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.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Journeyman Lineman?

Journeyman Lineman in Charlotte:
"Its like being in high school. No leaders in management, only bosses that try and lead with fear."
Pros: Time off and pension.
Cons: Horrible management, poor work place moral, old and aging equipment in need of constant repair.

Journeyman Lineman in Los Angeles:
"Career."
Find a good company where you want to be And learn all you can.

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Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$75,000

▼2%

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼21%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Safety Compliance
▲7%


National Average
$75,000

Systems Troubleshooting
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 6%