Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $19.49 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $17.00 per hour.
The highest pay by state can be found in Florida, where pay average out at $21.50 per hour.
Electrician Journeymans are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $25.00 per hour on average; Electricians are next on the list, bringing in close to around $21.00, followed by Apprentice Electricians earning about $19.49 and Electrical Apprentices making $17.00. Near the bottom at CLP Resources, Inc. are Construction Laborers, pulling in an average of just $15.50.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $25.00 per hour for General Journeyman Electricians; non-accredited workers make much less. CLP Resources, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Certificate (Cert), Carpentry — these employees rake in $16.50 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Troubleshooting among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $28.50 per hour. Commercial is regularly seen around here; close to one-half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Blueprints, Residential, and Solar Energy / Solar Power.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Slightly less than a third of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. More than a third of workers receive health insurance, and over a third of workers get dental coverage.