Electrical Foreman Salary

A sizeable majority of Electrical Foremans in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $26.44 per hour. Final cash compensation to Electrical Foremans varies from around $41K to approximately $88K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $10K, respectively. While career length and the individual firm impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Job satisfaction for Electrical Foremans is high. While close to a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and one-half have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,586 - $97,148

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$18.98 - $38.53

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,586 - $97,148  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,044  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $10,332  
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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$41,119 - $88,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$18.98 - $38.53  
   
Overtime
$25.44 - $60.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,044  
   
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $10,332  
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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$41,119 - $88,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 935
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Job Description for Electrical Foreman

Electrical foremen are responsible for managing electrical crews during the installation, remodeling, or repair of electrical equipment. This can include upgrading wiring and installing new equipment. The foremen must supervise and ensure that their crews stay on schedule and provide quality work. Electrical foremen must also know how to read electrical plans and should be familiar with current codes for electrical wiring. They are also sometimes expected to help with the actual electrical work. In addition, they are typically responsible for checking over completed work to ensure that it meets the standards of quality required.

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Electrical Foreman Tasks

  • Develop employees by training, motivating, coaching and counseling.
  • Work within the regions and outside business arenas for all electrical equipment used in an electric utility.
  • Work directly with field and office designers in developing a design.
  • Manage personnel, equipment and materials to provide customer satisfaction.

Common Career Paths for Electrical Foreman


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Electrical Foremans sometimes assume positions such as Electrical Project Managers. That role pays $76K per year on average. The most common promotion for Electrical Foremans is Electrical Superintendent, a position that typically pays $76K annually. Another standard transition for Electrical Foremans seeking advancement is to assume a Master Electrician role, where pay is often $55K.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Foreman


Survey results show that Electrical Foremans use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Troubleshooting, and Commercial are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Residential, Industrial, and Commercial. For most people, competency in Commercial indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Foreman

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


For Electrical Foremans, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $47K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $55K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $61K. Electrical Foremans with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $64K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Electrical Foremans, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 43 percent above the national average. Electrical Foremans can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+31 percent), San Jose (+29 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Electrical Foreman's salary, with Tampa Electrical Foremans earning salaries that are 30 percent less than the national average. Nashville and Phoenix are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 24 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Electrical Foreman Salaries



National Average
$60,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Electrical Foreman Salaries

People Management
up arrow 6%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$60,000

Commercial
up arrow 4%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Industrial
up arrow 10%

Residential
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 26%
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