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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: $47.85
Statewide median: $23.81

 

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
$30.05 $38.90 $49.17
Minnesota
$37.63 $47.85 $49.51
Central Minnesota
$30.26 $38.85 $48.01
Northeast Minnesota
$37.99 $48.01 $48.81
Northwest Minnesota
$30.84 $47.30 $48.70
Southeast Minnesota
$38.03 $47.89 $48.35
Southwest Minnesota
$37.56 $39.16 $48.90
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$38.86 $49.03 $51.90

* "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 1,850 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
U S 115,900 117,400 1,500 1.3%
Minnesota 2,017 2,010 -7 -0.3%
Central Minnesota 376 359 -17 -4.5%
Northeast Minnesota 252 243 -9 -3.6%
Northwest Minnesota 468 469 1 0.2%
Southeast Minnesota 132 151 19 14.4%
Southwest Minnesota 214 231 17 7.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 631 600 -31 -4.9%


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




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