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Highest Paying States For Lineman in 2024

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Lineman Central provides leading analysis of utility line worker compensation across the country. This information is based on foundational reports from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, annual lineman survey data, and compensation information provided by our partnering programs and employers. All salary and hourly wages are pre-tax. 

2024 Lineman Pay by State

Florida Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $63,957

Average Weekly Pay: $1,230

Average Hourly Pay: $30.75

Georgia Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $64,488

Average Weekly Pay: $1,240

Average Hourly Pay: $31.00

North Carolina Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $66,286

Average Weekly Pay: $1,275

Average Hourly Pay: $31,87

Mississippi Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $64,136

Average Weekly Pay: $1,233

Average Hourly Pay: $30.83

Louisiana Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $65,995

Average Weekly Pay: $1,269

Average Hourly Pay: $31.73

New Mexico Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $66,709

Average Weekly Pay: $1,283

Average Hourly Pay: $32.07

Utah Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $67,653

Average Weekly Pay: $1,301

Average Hourly Pay: $32.53

West Virginia Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $67,953

Average Weekly Pay: $1,307

Average Hourly Pay: $32.67

Maine Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $68,406

Average Weekly Pay: $1,315

Average Hourly Pay: $32.89

Iowa Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $68,558

Average Weekly Pay: $1,318

Average Hourly Pay: $32.96

Kansas Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $68,642

Average Weekly Pay: $1,320

Average Hourly Pay: $33.00

Wisconsin Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $68,696

Average Weekly Pay: $1,321

Average Hourly Pay: $33.03

Texas Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $68,741

Average Weekly Pay: $1,322

Average Hourly Pay: $33.05

Tennessee Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $69,147

Average Weekly Pay: $1,330

Average Hourly Pay: $33.26

Indiana Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $69,241

Average Weekly Pay: $1,332

Average Hourly Pay: $33.29

Alabama Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $70,852

Average Weekly Pay: $1,363

Average Hourly Pay: $34.06

Minnesota Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $72,852

Average Weekly Pay: $1,363

Average Hourly Pay: $34.62

Connecticut Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $73,704

Average Weekly Pay: $1,417

Average Hourly Pay: $35.43

Idaho Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $73,995

Average Weekly Pay: $1,423

Average Hourly Pay: $35.57

New Jersey Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $74,134

Average Weekly Pay: $1,426

Average Hourly Pay: $35.64

Ohio Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $74,366

Average Weekly Pay: $1,430

Average Hourly Pay: $35.75

Pennsylvania Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $74,571

Average Weekly Pay: $1,434

Average Hourly Pay: $35.85

Arizona Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $74,932

Average Weekly Pay: $1,441

Average Hourly Pay: $36.03

Michigan Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $75,202

Average Weekly Pay: $1,446

Average Hourly Pay: $36.15

Montana Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $75,328

Average Weekly Pay: $1,449

Average Hourly Pay: $36.22

Wyoming Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $75,545

Average Weekly Pay: $1,453

Average Hourly Pay: $36.32

Oklahoma Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $76,128

Average Weekly Pay: $1,464

Average Hourly Pay: $36.60

Arkansas Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $76,186

Average Weekly Pay: $1,465

Average Hourly Pay: $36.63

Vermont Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $76,785

Average Weekly Pay: $1,477

Average Hourly Pay: $36.92

Kentucky Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $76,980

Average Weekly Pay: $1,480

Average Hourly Pay: $37.01

Delaware Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $78,689

Average Weekly Pay: $1,513

Average Hourly Pay: $37.83

Missouri Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $79,648

Average Weekly Pay: $1,532

Average Hourly Pay: $38.29

Nebraska Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $79,950

Average Weekly Pay: $1,538

Average Hourly Pay: $38.44

Virginia Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $80,104

Average Weekly Pay: $1,540

Average Hourly Pay: $38.51

New Hampshire Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $80,533

Average Weekly Pay: $1,549

Average Hourly Pay: $38.72

South Carolina Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $81,398

Average Weekly Pay: $1,565

Average Hourly Pay: $39.13

Colorado Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $84,672

Average Weekly Pay: $1,628

Average Hourly Pay: $40.71

Illinois Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $85,970

Average Weekly Pay: $1,653

Average Hourly Pay: $41.33

North Dakota Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $87,306

Average Weekly Pay: $1,679

Average Hourly Pay: $41.97

Rhode Island Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $87,704

Average Weekly Pay: $1,687

Average Hourly Pay: $42.17

Nevada Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $89,118

Average Weekly Pay: $1,714

Average Hourly Pay: $42.85

Maryland Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $89,523

Average Weekly Pay: $1,722

Average Hourly Pay: $43.04

South Dakota Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $89,600

Average Weekly Pay: $1,723

Average Hourly Pay: $43.08

Washington Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $92,545

Average Weekly Pay: $1,780

Average Hourly Pay: $44.49

Oregon Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $92.951

Average Weekly Pay: $1,788

Average Hourly Pay: $44.69

New York Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $95,384

Average Weekly Pay: $1,834

Average Hourly Pay: $45.86

California Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $96,497

Average Weekly Pay: $1,856

Average Hourly Pay: $46.39

Massachusetts Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $98,515

Average Weekly Pay: $1,895

Average Hourly Pay: $47.36

Alaska Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $102,428

Average Weekly Pay: $1,970

Average Hourly Pay: $49.24

Hawaii Lineman Pay

Average Salary: $105,728

Average Weekly Pay: $2,034

Average Hourly Pay: $50.85

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