$71,190
Avg. Salary
$33.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,907

Bonus

$2,572

Profit Sharing

$0.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Transmission-Line Engineer is $33.37 per hour.

The average pay for a Transmission-Line Engineer is $71,190 per year.

$27.53
10%
$33.37
50%
$51.52
90%
MEDIAN $33.37
$56k
10%
$71k
50%
$100k
90%
MEDIAN $71,190
$56,451 - $99,540
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$100K
MEDIAN: $71,190
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90%

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$27.53 - $51.52
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$0$105K
Salary $56,451 - $99,540
Bonus $1,215 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $101 - $12,416
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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$57,578 - $105,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 187
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $27.53 - $51.52
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $10.32 - $46.64
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $1,215 - $10,304
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $101 - $12,416
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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$57,578 - $105,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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 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.
  • Utilize National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and other applicable industry codes for transmission line design.
  • Design transmission line components and spotting.
  • Develop cost estimates and schedules and prepare specifications for the procurement of transmission line materials and construction.

Transmission-Line Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Transmission-Line Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Transmission-Line Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Transmission-Line Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Transmission-Line Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Transmission-Line Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Transmission-Line Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 9 salaries. A Transmission-Line Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 10 salaries.

Transmission-Line Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Transmission-Line Engineer?

Transmission-Line Engineer in Portland, Oregon:
"Don't commute. Live close to where you work. Preferably not the suburbs."
Pros: biking, food, outdoor activities close by
Cons: traffic.

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Key Stats for Transmission-Line Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲62%

Late-Career
▲41%

▲20%

National Average
$74,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Transmission-Line Engineer Salaries



Pls-cadd
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 6%