Electrical Apprentice Salary

An Electrical Apprentice earns an average wage of $14.54 per hour. A skill in Team Leadership is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$21,080 - $58,723
$21K
$33K
$59K
MEDIAN: $32,601
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50%
90%

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$10.90 - $19.59
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.68
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$0$58K
Salary $21,080 - $58,723
Bonus $225.00 - $2,250
Profit Sharing $1,480
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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$23,233 - $43,718
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.90 - $19.59
Hourly Tips $0.40
Overtime $16.27 - $28.45
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $225.00 - $2,250
Profit Sharing $1,480
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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$23,233 - $43,718
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 955

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Job Description for Electrical Apprentice

Electrical apprentices assist and learn from trained electricians. Their duties include measuring, cutting and bending wire; maintaining tools and equipment; examining electrical units; drilling; and digging holes and trenches. They also conduct installation and maintenance for various electrical systems, break up concrete and clear out materials, solder connections, and handle positioning equipment, constructing controllers, and panels. They may also operate welding equipment.

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Electrical Apprentice Tasks

  • Prepare and run string wiring.
  • Work safely around the ground mount structure and panels to prepare wire stripping, and connecting and run wiring.
  • Perform all live electrical work.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Apprentice

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Apprentice has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Apprentice with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 823 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Apprentice with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Electrical Apprentice which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 49 salaries. An Electrical Apprentice with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,470

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Electrical Apprentice Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Apprentice?

Electrical Apprentice in Laurel:
"Eager to work an ready to grow with the the right company."
Pros: I love working as a unit and perfecting my craft by consisting bending pipe, troble shooting, run mc cables, and also installing outlets and switches.
Cons: Not having enough equipment amongest my crew.

Electrical Apprentice in Houston:
"The work of an electrical apprentice is not easy."
Pros: Work in Houston allows more opportunities if one job doesn't work out. And usually there is some type of transportation to and from work.
Cons: There is so much competition for the better jobs. And there is always so much traffic.

Electrical Apprentice in Seattle:
"It is very difficult working and going to school."
Pros: Meeting new people, accomplishing the creation of a new building.
Cons: Getting laid off, coworkers that dont work.

Electrical Apprentice in Rock Springs:
Pros: I love constantly learning new things every single day, I love the responsibility of the work we have to perform and the name the title I am striving to obtain.
Cons: I don't like the attitudes of my journeymen, the disrespect with how me and the other apprentice is treated and I feel like we should be paid more.

Electrical Apprentice in Lincoln:
"Sucks."
Pros: The money and getting to work with my hands.
Cons: Everyone is dumb, and the company cheats me from money and they lie.

Electrical Apprentice in New Hampshire:
"Poking for a raise."
Pros: I love the work and coworkers.
Cons: Hard to survive in this economy.

Electrical Apprentice in Fort Collins:
Pros: I like always learning new things.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Electrical Apprentice

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 147 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Electrical Apprentice Salaries

▲28%

Late-Career
▲23%

▲17%

National Average
$31,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Electrical Apprentice Salaries

Team Leadership
▲12%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲7%

conduit bending
▲6%

▲5%


▲4%

pipe bending
▲4%



▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Wiring
▼6%

ELECTRICAL
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 52%
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