Experienced Electrician Salary

Experienced Electricians can expect wages of $24.36 per hour on average. Total cash earnings of Experienced Electricians range from $36K on the low end to $87K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $8K, respectively. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although nearly one in three lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and slightly less than one-half get dental coverage, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,970 - $97,365
$37K
$58K
$97K
MEDIAN: $57,685
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$16.79 - $37.32
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MEDIAN: $24.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$36,970 - $97,365  
   
Bonus
$505 - $9,950  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $7,660  
Commission
$1,024  
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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$36,116 - $86,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 438
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.79 - $37.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$24.45 - $57.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$505 - $9,950  
   
Commission
$1,024  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $7,660  
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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$36,116 - $86,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,462

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,471

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Surpassing the national average by 71 percent, Experienced Electricians in Portland receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Electricians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+44 percent), New York (+39 percent), Seattle (+36 percent), and San Diego (+23 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Electricians is geography, with workers in Charleston earning a whopping 25 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Pittsburgh and Orlando (22 percent lower).

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 350 votes.
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%
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Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Industrial
▲26%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲14%


Solar Energy / Solar Power
▲12%



▲1%

Electrician
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

▼2%


foreman
▼3%

ELECTRICAL
▼5%

▼8%

Blueprints
▼12%

Journeyman
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 350 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 34%
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