The average wage for an Electrician in San Diego, California is $28.86 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Solar Energy / Solar Power.

$27,203 - $69,810
$27K
$57K
$70K
MEDIAN: $57,000
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.29 - $48.29
$19
$29
$48
MEDIAN: $28.86
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$27,203 - $69,810  
   
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).
)
$39,910 - $102,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.29 - $48.29  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $56.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
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).
)
$39,910 - $102,578  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Electrician Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

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

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
032
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 3%


National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 15%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Commercial
0%

Electronic Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$62,000

Residential
up arrow 11%

Maintenance
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 53%
ADVERTISEMENT