Power Line Worker

Average Salary Per Year: $70,217

If you are looking for a high-powered career, you’ve found it! Power line workers install and repair the various cables and lines of the power grids that cover the world. Whether lowered in a trench, hoisted in a bucket truck or suspended from a helicopter, power line workers make sure the electricity keeps flowing to every home, business and factory. Safety is top priority in high-voltage conditions, so the proper protective equipment must be worn at all times.

Education Options:

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program, and Industry Training Program


Physical fitness, ability to climb, love of heights, ability to distinguish colors.

Career Path for Power Line Workers

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