Experienced Electrician Salary

For Experienced Electricians, hourly average wages total $23.28 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — around one in three — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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

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$16.20 - $35.64
(Median)
$16
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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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 (?
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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.
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$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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+31 percent), New York (+29 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), and San Diego (+22 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Tampa Experienced Electricians earning much less — 23 percent less — than the national average. Employers pay around 18 percent less in Orlando and 17 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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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