Lineman salary in the United States

Average salary
$72,000/yr
Based on 11,503 income tax records
$21,000
$169,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$48K
 
$73K
 
$89K
 
$84K
 
$63K
$21,000
$169,500
How much do Linemans make?
The average total salary for a Lineman is $72,000 per year. This is based on data from 11,503 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Lineman and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Lineman salary can vary between $21,000 to $169,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Lineman salary by location

Lineman salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Florida Power & Light, Palm Beach County, FL
10 income tax records
$164,500/yr
$122K – $187K
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Pinnacle West Capital, Maricopa County, AZ
19 income tax records
$158,500/yr
$105K – $202K
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Duquesne Light Company, Allegheny County, PA
10 income tax records
$143,000/yr
$120K – $182K
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Massachusetts Electric Company, Worcester County, MA
13 income tax records
$133,500/yr
$96K – $181K
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Tampa Electric Company, Hillsborough County, FL
12 income tax records
$132,500/yr
$118K – $159K
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Memphis Light Gas And Water Divi, Shelby County, TN
14 income tax records
$118,000/yr
$54K – $146K
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Colorado Springs Utilities, El Paso County, CO
10 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$83K – $136K
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Alabama Power Company, Shelby County, AL
10 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$89K – $157K
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Centerpoint Energy Houston Elect, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$69K – $146K
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Central Maine Power Company, Kennebec County, ME
12 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$80K – $137K
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Withlacoochee River Electric, Pasco County, FL
14 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$55K – $107K
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Denton County Electric Cooperati, Denton County, TX
10 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$54K – $106K
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Utility Lines Construction Ser, Gaston County, NC
13 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$41K – $85K
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Ford Motor Company, Wayne County, MI
19 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$32K – $78K
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Chrysler, Wayne County, MI
14 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$24K – $80K
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Marathon Petroleum, Marathon County, WI
29 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$24K – $40K

Lineman demographics in United States

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52% are single
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48% are married
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48% have kids
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50% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Linemans in United States

11,503 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a lineman in the United States is $72,000 per year. Lineman salaries in the United States can vary between $21,000 to $169,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 11,503 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as lineman.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for linemans in the United States: Florida Power & Light ($164,500 a year), Pinnacle West Capital ($158,500 a year), and Duquesne Light Company ($143,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for linemans in the United States: San Diego Metro Area, CA ($141,500 a year), Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($132,000 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($125,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.