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Experienced Electrician Salary (United States)

Hourly wages for Experienced Electricians typically come in around $22.42 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and more than two-fifths receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Experienced Electricians is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Experienced Electrician Salary (?
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$30,630 - $81,855
(Median)
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62K
82K
MEDIAN: $50,187
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Experienced Electrician Salary (?
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$15.50 - $35.75
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,630 - $81,855  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,559  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $7,000  
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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$32,749 - $82,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $35.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $5.53  
Overtime
$22.36 - $52.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,559  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $7,000  
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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$32,749 - $82,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,562
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Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Seattle
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Washington
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San Diego
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Las Vegas
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National Average
$51,000
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Atlanta
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Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Electricians, Boston offers exceptional salaries, 36 percent above the national average. Other big spenders include New York, Seattle, Chicago, and Los Angeles, top-paying cities where Experienced Electricians see paychecks higher than average (+34 percent, +25 percent, +23 percent, and +21 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Phoenix Experienced Electricians earning much less — 25 percent less — than the national average. Employers in Atlanta and Orlando also lean toward paying below-median salaries (21 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively).
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Skills That Affect Experienced Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 11%
Solar Energy / Solar Power
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Project Management
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Commercial
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Troubleshooting
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National Average
$51,000
Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 288 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 35%