Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

6.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $37.65 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 27% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers' job openings is expected to rise 3.2% by 2031
'Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers' was $78,310, or $37.65 hourly
'Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers' are paid 71.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as electrical power-line installers and repairers?

As of 2021 there were 123,940 people employed as Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers within the United States.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers.

Job description

Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers.

SOC Code: 49-9051.00


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Nagy Veronika says
An electrical power line is also required with the latest technology. Which can go wrong. So my job will be needed all the time.
Feb 11, 2021 at 03:53 PM

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