Experienced Electrician Salary

Average Experienced Electricians make around $22.87 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by more than two-fifths. Most Experienced Electricians report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,217 - $82,696
(Median)
$33K
$53K
$83K
MEDIAN: $52,517
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90%

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$16.00 - $35.60
(Median)
$16
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,217 - $82,696  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,487  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $7,858  
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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$34,366 - $82,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 374
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $35.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22 - $3.93  
Overtime
$23.07 - $53.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,487  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $7,858  
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).
)
$34,366 - $82,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,125
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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Electricians, Boston offers exceptional salaries, 32 percent above the national average. Experienced Electricians will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+28 percent), New York (+28 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), and Los Angeles (+20 percent). Experienced Electricians in Tampa report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 23 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Atlanta (20 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Experienced Electrician Salaries

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 15%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 12%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Commercial
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
up arrow 2%


Blueprints
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 342 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 34%
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