Apprentice Electrician Salary

The average rate for an Apprentice Electrician is $13.77 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Controls, Industrial, conduit bending, and Electronic Equipment Installation. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
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$19,547 - $49,970
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $33,832
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$9.97 - $18.65
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$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,547 - $49,970  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $982  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $1,017  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,970 - $42,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $18.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25 - $2.24  
Overtime
$14.56 - $27.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $982  
   
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $1,017  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,970 - $42,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,612
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Job Description for Apprentice Electrician

An apprentice electrician will work with a licensed electrician and will perform any duties that are instructed. The apprentice will help the licensed electrician to install and maintain electrical systems. When repairs are needed, the apprentice will carry these out. The electrician will install wiring and will measure, cut, and manipulate the wiring to fit a certain context, such as receptacles, switches, transformers, or distribution boxes.

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Apprentice Electrician Tasks

  • Mount and install assigned work, conduit, wires and strapping.
  • Keep all materials, tools and equipment, in an orderly fashion and maintain a clean work area at all times.
  • Accurately identify colors of wire and conductors.
  • Assist in wire pulls.
  • Handle and install materials under supervision of an assigned electrician.

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What is it like working as an Apprentice Electrician?

Apprentice Electrician in Dallas:
"Electrical Jobs."
Pros: The scenery changes, no customers, and you're judged on the quality of your work.
Cons: The weather is your enemy, physically demanding, and can be pressured to produce results.

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Experience Affects Apprentice Electrician Salaries



National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Apprentice Electrician Salaries

Controls
up arrow 37%

Industrial
up arrow 28%

conduit bending
up arrow 19%

Electronic Equipment Installation
up arrow 12%


Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Commercial
up arrow 3%

Residential
0%

National Average
$30,000

pipe bending
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 169 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 47%
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