Experienced Electrician Salary

Median pay for Experienced Electricians lies in the neighborhood of $24.28 per hour. 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 $6K, respectively. Although close to one-third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and a little less than half get dental coverage, too. Most Experienced Electricians report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,196 - $97,774
$37K
$58K
$98K
MEDIAN: $57,617
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$16.85 - $37.12
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MEDIAN: $24.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$37,196 - $97,774  
   
Bonus
$508 - $10,029  
Profit Sharing
$991 - $6,079  
Commission
$1,024  
Total Pay (?
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$36,191 - $87,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 418
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.85 - $37.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$24.48 - $58.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$508 - $10,029  
   
Commission
$1,024  
Profit Sharing
$991 - $6,079  
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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$36,191 - $87,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,348
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,264

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For Experienced Electricians, busy Portland offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 72 percent above the national average. Experienced Electricians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+45 percent), New York (+39 percent), Seattle (+36 percent), and San Diego (+24 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Electricians is geography, with workers in Charleston earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 22 percent less in Pittsburgh and 21 percent less in Orlando, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 322 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
▲13%



▲1%

Electrician
▼0%

National Average
$53,000


▼2%

foreman
▼2%

ELECTRICAL
▼5%

▼7%

Blueprints
▼12%

Journeyman
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 322 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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