Median pay for Experienced Electricians is around $23.98 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Experienced Electricians spread between $36K and $84K depending on individual performance. Around one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and around half claim dental coverage as well. Most Experienced Electricians report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,587 - $94,213
(Median)
$38K
$57K
$94K
MEDIAN: $57,043
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$16.67 - $35.97
(Median)
$17
$24
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,587 - $94,213  
   
Bonus
$488.90 - $9,649  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $5,981  
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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$35,928 - $84,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.67 - $35.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.87  
Overtime
$24.20 - $55.67  
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
$488.90 - $9,649  
   
Commission
$1,024  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $5,981  
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).
)
$35,928 - $84,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,363
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Pay Difference by Location

48%

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National Average: $52,557

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Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Electricians, 48 percent above the national average. Experienced Electricians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Detroit (+32 percent), New York (+31 percent), Seattle (+28 percent), and Los Angeles (+22 percent). Experienced Electricians in Pittsburgh take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 22 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Orlando (20 percent lower) and Charlotte (19 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Industrial
up arrow 29%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 16%


Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 12%


Project Management
up arrow 2%

Maintenance
up arrow 1%

Electrician
0%

National Average
$53,000

Troubleshooting
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foreman
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Commercial
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Journeyman
up arrow 9%

ELECTRICAL
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Electronic Equipment Installation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 300 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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