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Experienced Electrician Salary (United States)

Experienced Electricians take home an average $22.70 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Some workers in this field — over a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by just over two-fifths. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Experienced Electrician Salary (?
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$30,854 - $82,490
(Median)
31K
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51K
65K
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MEDIAN: $50,886
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Experienced Electrician Salary (?
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$15.64 - $35.85
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,854 - $82,490  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,565  
Profit Sharing
$710 - $7,896  
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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$33,386 - $82,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 305
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.64 - $35.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $5.36  
Overtime
$22.49 - $52.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,565  
   
Profit Sharing
$710 - $7,896  
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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$33,386 - $82,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,667
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Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Seattle
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San Diego
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Washington
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National Average
$51,000
Charlotte
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Columbus
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Boston is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Electricians, 37 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Electricians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+33 percent), Chicago (+26 percent), Seattle (+24 percent), and Los Angeles (+22 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Electricians is geography, with workers in Phoenix earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Workers in Orlando and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (21 percent less and 20 percent less, respectively).
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Skills That Affect Experienced Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%
Solar Energy / Solar Power
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Project Management
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Commercial
0%
Troubleshooting
0%
National Average
$51,000
Maintenance
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Blueprints
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 307 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 35%