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Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

in Massachusetts

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

Occupation Projection for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
499051  Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 2,885 3,263 378 13.10 % 78 161 38 277 High school diploma or equivalent 

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Utilities    1,140  40 % 1,220  37 % 80  7 % $86,540
Utilities    1,140  40 % 1,220  37 % 80  7 % $86,540
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    120  4 % 120  4 % 0  6 % $84,770
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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