Experienced Electrician Salary

Experienced Electricians take home an average $23.28 per hour. Some workers in this field — approximately one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. The majority of Experienced Electricians claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$34,894 - $83,899
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$84K
MEDIAN: $53,609
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50%
90%

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$16.20 - $35.64
(Median)
$16
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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National 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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,894 - $83,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,011  
Profit Sharing
$596 - $7,753  
Commission
$25.00  
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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$34,759 - $82,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 481
National 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.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.20 - $35.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $7.54  
Overtime
$23.50 - $53.47  
National 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
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,011  
   
Commission
$25.00  
Profit Sharing
$596 - $7,753  
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).
)
$34,759 - $82,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,725
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,658

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For Experienced Electricians, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Electricians will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+31 percent), New York (+29 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), and San Diego (+22 percent). Experienced Electricians' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Experienced Electricians in Tampa bring in salaries that are 23 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Atlanta (18 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Journeyman
up arrow 29%

foreman
up arrow 17%

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 13%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 11%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Maintenance
0%

National Average
$52,000

Commercial
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Controls
up arrow 2%


Blueprints
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 395 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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