Electrical Contractor Salary

An Electrical Contractor earns an average wage of $25.76 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$37,094 - $117,151
(Median)
$37K
$63K
$120K
MEDIAN: $62,668
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90%

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$12.18 - $71.46
(Median)
$12
$26
$71
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,094 - $117,151  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,240  
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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$35,636 - $144,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $71.46  
   
Overtime
$15.89 - $98.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,240  
   
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).
)
$35,636 - $144,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Job Description for Electrical Contractor

An electrical contractor designs electrical systems and installs them. This includes lighting, communications systems, and power systems. Some things that might be installed are motors, generators, switches, wires, batteries, and transformers. This is often performed in commercial environments, but can also be performed in new residences.

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Electrical Contractor Tasks

  • Attend industry association meetings as a means of networking with the customer base and other industry professionals.
  • Lead the process of  identifying, forecasting and developing electrical construction opportunities.
  • Oversee the tracking of  all projects that are designated for bidding or presentation.
  • Identify, develop and maintain customer relationships with current and prospective general contracting customers.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Contractor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Electrical Contractor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 56%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 45%
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