The average wage for an Electrician in Chicago, Illinois is $28.62 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$40,695 - $78,611
(Median)
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$63K
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MEDIAN: $63,464
50%

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$15.07 - $45.30
(Median)
$15
$29
$45
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$63,465  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,495 - $98,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $45.30  
   
Overtime
$34.90 - $72.64  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$31,495 - $98,725  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries



Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 9%

Maintenance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$63,000

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%


Residential
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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