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Experienced Electrician Salary

Median pay for Experienced Electricians lies in the neighborhood of $22.89 per hour. Around one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Experienced Electricians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,688 - $81,823
(Median)
$32K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,535
10%
50%
90%

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$15.96 - $35.69
(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
$31,688 - $81,823  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,450  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $7,896  
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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$34,220 - $82,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate 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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.96 - $35.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22 - $3.93  
Overtime
$22.94 - $53.08  
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 - $2,450  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $7,896  
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).
)
$34,220 - $82,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,938

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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Electricians, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Electricians will also find cushy salaries in New York (+27 percent), Chicago (+24 percent), Seattle (+22 percent), and San Diego (+20 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Electricians is geography, with workers in Tampa earning a whopping 25 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Orlando (21 percent lower and 18 percent lower, respectively).

 
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Skills That Affect Experienced Electrician Salaries

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

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 10%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$51,000

Commercial
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
up arrow 1%


Blueprints
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 337 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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