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What Is the Average Lineman Salary by State

State Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Hawaii $66,710 $5,559 $1,283 $32.07
Massachusetts $66,027 $5,502 $1,270 $31.74
Nevada $65,854 $5,488 $1,266 $31.66
Rhode Island $64,553 $5,379 $1,241 $31.03
Oregon $63,574 $5,298 $1,223 $30.56
Alaska $63,375 $5,281 $1,219 $30.47
North Dakota $62,672 $5,223 $1,205 $30.13
Washington $62,071 $5,173 $1,194 $29.84
New York $60,716 $5,060 $1,168 $29.19
South Dakota $59,644 $4,970 $1,147 $28.67
Maryland $59,127 $4,927 $1,137 $28.43
Virginia $58,032 $4,836 $1,116 $27.90
Kansas $57,790 $4,816 $1,111 $27.78
New Hampshire $57,091 $4,758 $1,098 $27.45
Delaware $56,728 $4,727 $1,091 $27.27
Nebraska $56,694 $4,725 $1,090 $27.26
California $56,486 $4,707 $1,086 $27.16
Mississippi $56,370 $4,697 $1,084 $27.10
Colorado $56,036 $4,670 $1,078 $26.94
Vermont $55,981 $4,665 $1,077 $26.91
Idaho $55,952 $4,663 $1,076 $26.90
South Carolina $55,688 $4,641 $1,071 $26.77
Arkansas $55,158 $4,597 $1,061 $26.52
New Jersey $54,822 $4,568 $1,054 $26.36
Connecticut $54,250 $4,521 $1,043 $26.08
Arizona $53,965 $4,497 $1,038 $25.94
Michigan $53,837 $4,486 $1,035 $25.88
Montana $53,788 $4,482 $1,034 $25.86
Kentucky $53,716 $4,476 $1,033 $25.83
Oklahoma $53,482 $4,457 $1,029 $25.71
Tennessee $53,344 $4,445 $1,026 $25.65
Wyoming $53,205 $4,434 $1,023 $25.58
Maine $53,137 $4,428 $1,022 $25.55
Minnesota $52,960 $4,413 $1,018 $25.46
Illinois $52,148 $4,346 $1,003 $25.07
Indiana $51,920 $4,327 $998 $24.96
Missouri $51,369 $4,281 $988 $24.70
West Virginia $50,647 $4,221 $974 $24.35
Pennsylvania $50,148 $4,179 $964 $24.11
Wisconsin $50,133 $4,178 $964 $24.10
Ohio $49,837 $4,153 $958 $23.96
Texas $49,511 $4,126 $952 $23.80
Iowa $49,471 $4,123 $951 $23.78
Utah $49,063 $4,089 $944 $23.59
New Mexico $47,735 $3,978 $918 $22.95
Alabama $47,236 $3,936 $908 $22.71
North Carolina $46,837 $3,903 $901 $22.52
Florida $45,985 $3,832 $884 $22.11
Georgia $42,774 $3,565 $823 $20.56
Louisiana $42,372 $3,531 $815 $20.37

Top 50 Highest Paying States for Lineman Jobs in the U.S.

We’ve identified nine states where the typical salary for a Lineman job is above the national average. Topping the list is Hawaii, with Massachusetts and Nevada close behind in second and third. Nevada beats the national average by 9.8%, and Hawaii furthers that trend with another $6,733 (11.2%) above the $59,977.

With these nine states paying on average above the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Lineman appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

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