How much does a Lineman make in the United States? The average Lineman salary in the United States is $78,818 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $73,589 and $80,783. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Lineman

Lineman constructs, maintains, and inspects transmission and distribution of electrical or power lines. Ensures that the circuits are effective and safe for customer use. Being a Lineman removes power lines that are damaged. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent in the field or in a related area. Additionally, Lineman may have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervise or manager. To be a Lineman typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the extraction of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company's primary oil and liquids-weighted assets are located in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado. As of December 31, 2018, it had proved reserves of... More
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Skills associated with Lineman: Plant Maintenance, Maintenance Inspection, Maintain Utility Transmission Lines, Troubleshooting

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