April 7, 2022
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How Much Money Does a Power Line Worker Make?

How much money does a power line worker make? 

Power line workers earn an average annual base salary of $85,072, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $40.90/hour.  

These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest 10% of line installers and repairers earned more than $108,380 annually.  

Power line workers install and repair the poles, electrical cables and other elements that make up the power grid. To learn more about power line work, check out our power line worker career page.