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Tower Erector Salary

$49,823 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$912

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Tower Erector is $49,823 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tower Erector is between $36,747 and $60,722. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tower Erector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Erects structural steel, wood, or aluminum transmission towers and installs electric cables and auxiliary equipment to construct transmission and high-voltage distribution power lines between generating stations and substations: repairs and performs scheduled maintenance on towers, cables, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Frequently works more than one hundred feet above ground when erecting upper portion of towers, and when installing insulators, cables, and electrical accessories on completed towers.
  • May trim trees and remove brush along right-of-way tree trimmer.
Tower Erector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Crane and Tower Operators

Job family population: 44,410

Estimated population of Tower Erector jobs: 2,606

Rate of error: 2.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$57,758
5 Year Change:
16 %
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The average pay for a Tower Erector is $49,823 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tower Erector is between $36,747 and $60,722. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tower Erector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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