$129,360/ year*
Estimated Salary
  /  year *
Estimated Salary
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Becoming a Lineman in Pennsylvania


A lineworker is a tradesman who constructs and maintains electric power transmission, telecommunications lines and distribution lines. A lineworker generally does outdoor installation and maintenance jobs.
Compare to a teacher who only makes
$40,000/yr in Pennsylvania

What Linemans Love About Their Trade

New challenges every day.
Using big cool tools.
It's a great lifestyle.


High Paying
Work Indoors
Not Customer Facing
Variety of Tools
Not Hard on Body
Small Teams


Advancement PotentialHigh
Are able to work up within their small teams.
Demand ForecastHigh
One of the highest demand trades. Recession proof demand.
Optionality PotentialLow
This trade does not easily transition into others.