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Electrical Apprentice Salary

Male Electrical Apprentices number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $13.82 per hour in the United States. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.14 per hour, and the top verges on $18.56. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While more than two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, a little over a half do receive medical coverage, and more than a third have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Electrical Apprentices is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,672 - $51,521
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,105
10%
50%
90%

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$10.14 - $18.56
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,672 - $51,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $674  
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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$21,373 - $42,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $18.56  
   
Overtime
$15.13 - $27.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $674  
   
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).
)
$21,373 - $42,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 405

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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

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

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Experience Affects Electrical Apprentice Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 43%