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Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $42.99
Statewide median: $23.00

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$26.73 $36.97 $46.61
Minnesota
$35.59 $42.99 $48.35
Central Minnesota
$37.34 $43.15 $48.10
Northeast Minnesota
$39.70 $45.64 $49.70
Northwest Minnesota
$24.65 $40.86 $47.62
Southeast Minnesota
$35.33 $40.64 $46.93
Southwest Minnesota
$33.21 $43.02 $48.21
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$37.10 $42.94 $48.44

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,980 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 1,726 new Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 119,400 128,900 9,500 8%
2020 2030 Number Percent
Minnesota 2,017 2,010 -7 -0.3%
2018 2028 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 560 588 28 5%
Northeast Minnesota 188 190 2 1.1%
Northwest Minnesota 567 593 26 4.6%
Southeast Minnesota 246 259 13 5.3%
Southwest Minnesota 230 224 -6 -2.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 858 940 82 9.6%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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