Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lineman make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$60,742 / yrTotal Pay
$42,370 / yrBase Pay
$18,372 / yrAdditional Pay

$60,742

 / yr
$30K$355K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Lineman is $60,742 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $42,370 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,372 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Lineman I

$61,069 /yr
Lineman I
$60,742 /yr
Lineman
$77,855 /yr
Senior Lineman
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For Lineman

Some related job titles are Electrical Lineman Foreman Salaries with median pay of $79,545, Transmission Lineman Salaries with median pay of $70,369, Union Lineman Salaries with median pay of $66,276, Apprentice Lineman Salaries with median pay of $64,768.

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Pike Corporation
3.4

Pike Corporation

Lineman - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $18 - $50

$18

$50

$18 - $50 Range

Xcel Energy
3.8

$84,418

 /yr
Range: $80K - $91K

$80K

$91K

$80,337 - $90,549 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Lineman

$89,894

 /yr
Range: $65K - $103K

$65K

$103K

$64,846 - $102,876 Range

PacifiCorp
2.9

PacifiCorp

Lineman

$82,630

 /yr
Range: $75K - $107K

$75K

$107K

$74,934 - $106,915 Range

MasTec
3.4

MasTec

Lineman

$66,983

 /yr
Range: $43K - $86K

$43K

$86K

$43,489 - $86,207 Range

Duke Energy
3.9

Duke Energy

Lineman - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $23 - $57

$23

$57

$23 - $57 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Lineman - Hourly

$26

$43

$26 - $43 Range

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Utility Lines Construction Services
3.2

$17

$44

$17 - $44 Range

US Department of Energy
4.2

$84,478

 /yr
Range: $80K - $116K

$80K

$116K

$80,404 - $116,042 Range

Southern California Edison
4.1

$91K

$167K

$90,548 - $166,846 Range

Entergy
3.7

Entergy

Lineman - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $20 - $41

$20

$41

$20 - $41 Range

Eversource Energy
3.8

$101,800

 /yr
Range: $58K - $150K

$58K

$150K

$57,796 - $149,973 Range

Pacific Gas and Electric
3.9

$45K

$70K

$45,000 - $69,734 Range

WM
3.6

WM

Lineman

$78,956

 /yr
Range: $75K - $93K

$75K

$93K

$74,506 - $92,884 Range

Amtrak
3.8

Amtrak

Lineman - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $21 - $41

$21

$41

$21 - $41 Range

Georgia Power
4.0

Georgia Power

Lineman - Hourly

$44

 /hr
Range: $34 - $51

$34

$51

$34 - $51 Range

Novinium
2.6

Novinium

Lineman - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $26 - $39

$26

$39

$26 - $39 Range

Spectrum
3.3

Spectrum

Lineman - Hourly

$22

$34

$22 - $34 Range

Communication Data Link
3.3

Communication Data Link

Lineman - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $28 - $29

$28

$29

$28 - $29 Range

US Marine Corps
3.8

US Marine Corps

Lineman - Monthly

$2,650

 /mo
Range: $2K - $5K

$2K

$5K

$2,254 - $5,087 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Cable Lineman in United States of America

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$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Cable Lineman with 10 to 14 years of experience

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Lineman with 7 to 9 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Groundman with 1 to 3 years of experience

$52

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Cable Splicer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$54

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a First Class Overhead Lineman with more than 15 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Line Groundman with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Ariel Lineman with 1 to 3 years of experience

$28

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Aerial Lineman with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Lineman salaries

The national average salary for a Lineman is $59,633 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lineman salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 325 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lineman employees.

The highest salary for a Lineman in United States is $104,042 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lineman in United States is $34,180 per year.

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