Entry-Level Electrician Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Electrician is $15.55 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Solar Energy / Solar Power, Project Management, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.
Entry-Level Electrician Salary (?
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$24,040 - $70,447
(Median)
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51K
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MEDIAN: $40,389
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Entry-Level Electrician Salary (?
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$10.67 - $25.59
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,040 - $70,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,954  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $41,000  
Commission
$294.79 - $18,313  
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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$23,477 - $61,616  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $25.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.08  
Overtime
$15.11 - $37.72  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,954  
   
Commission
$294.79 - $18,313  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $41,000  
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).
)
$23,477 - $61,616  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,117
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Pay Difference By Location

Portland
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San Jose
up arrow 35%
Houston
up arrow 22%
Nashville
up arrow 14%
Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
New York
up arrow 8%
Chicago
up arrow 3%
Atlanta
0%
National Average
$35,000
Denver
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Baltimore
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Columbus
up arrow 5%
Dallas
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Kansas City
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Pittsburgh
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Orlando
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Electrician Salaries

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 27%
Project Management
up arrow 20%
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 18%
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%
Maintenance
up arrow 5%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%
Commercial
0%
National Average
$35,000
Residential
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
98%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 40%
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