Years of Experience
When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (59 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $16.40 per hour on average.
By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at about $22.00 per hour.
Earning $21.00 per hour on average, Electricians receive the most money, followed by Apprentice Electricians ($19.49) and Electrical Apprentices ($15.84).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $25.96 per hour for General Journeyman Electricians, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at CLP Resources, Inc. have a Certificate (Cert), Carpentry, earning about $16.50 per hour.
Employees who count Troubleshooting among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $27.00 per hour. Commercial also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a little more than half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Blueprints, Residential, and Solar Energy / Solar Power.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Roughly two in five workers have health insurance, and benefits for roughly two-fifths of workers also include dental insurance.