Experienced Electrician Salary

Earnings for Experienced Electricians come in at around $22.85 per hour on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. About a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,392 - $82,540
(Median)
$33K
$52K
$83K
MEDIAN: $52,004
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50%
90%

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$15.99 - $35.58
(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
$33,392 - $82,540  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,489  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $7,838  
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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$34,335 - $82,184  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 379
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.99 - $35.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22 - $3.93  
Overtime
$23.09 - $53.06  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,489  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $7,838  
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).
)
$34,335 - $82,184  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,139
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Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 32 percent, Experienced Electricians in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Electricians will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+29 percent), New York (+26 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), and Los Angeles (+20 percent). The lowest-paying market is Tampa, which sits 23 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers pay around 20 percent less in Orlando and 19 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Electrician Salaries

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 14%

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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