Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers


Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers. Exclude 'Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay' (49-2095).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Electric Services
  2. Heavy Construction, Except Highway
  3. Combination Utility Services

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 2,600 22.69 16.77 25.66 47,200 34,880 53,370
Joplin MSA 60 22.46 18.81 24.29 46,720 39,120 50,510
Springfield MSA 180 19.51 13.19 22.67 40,580 27,440 47,150
Kansas City* 450 25.70 21.58 27.76 53,457 44,893 57,739
Central Region* 380 23.12 18.27 25.55 48,096 37,993 53,147
Northeast Region* 200 24.75 20.15 27.06 51,488 41,912 56,277
Northwest Region* 210 21.35 14.96 24.54 44,399 31,112 51,043
Ozark Region* 230 19.25 12.61 22.57 40,036 26,232 46,938
Southeast Region* 140 22.18 19.83 23.35 46,124 41,251 48,561
Southwest Region* 250 18.26 13.28 20.75 37,977 27,614 43,158
St. Charles* 80 24.24 19.14 26.79 50,415 39,803 55,721
West Central Region* 140 18.43 13.71 20.80 38,344 28,513 43,259

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,510 3,320 810 32.27 163 Great
Kansas City MSA 870 1,120 250 28.74 53 Outstanding
Central Region* 510 520 10 1.96 18 Great
Northeast Region* 160 180 20 12.50 7 Great
Northwest Region* 170 150 -20 -11.76 5 Fair
Ozark Region* 150 180 30 20.00 8 Good
Southeast Region* 170 170 .00 5 Good
Southwest Region* 160 180 20 12.50 7 Outstanding
West Central Region* 140 130 -10 -7.14 4 Fair

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Lineworker
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other