An Electrician in Charleston, West Virginia earns an average wage of $23.50 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Maintenance and Troubleshooting.

$11.23 - $53.83
(Median)
$11
$24
$54
MEDIAN: $23.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $53.83  
   
Overtime
$33.49  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,618 - $118,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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About Charleston, West Virginia

Kanawha County, West Virginia
51,400
Male:
24,457 (48.0%)
Female:
26,454 (52.0%)
Charleston is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is located at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha Rivers in Kanawha County. As of the 2013 Census Estimate, it had a population of 50,821, while its metropolitan area had 224,743. It is a center of government, commerce, and industry. Early industries important to Charleston included salt and the first natural gas well. Later, coal became central to economic prosperity in the city and the surrounding area. Today, trade, utilities, government, medicine, and education play central roles in the city's economy. The first permanent settlement, Ft. Lee, was built in 1788. In 1791, Daniel Boone was a member of the Kanawha County Assembly. Charleston is the home of the West Virginia Power (formerly the Charleston Alley Cats and the Charleston Wheelers) minor league baseball team, the West Virginia Wild minor league basketball team, and the annual...
Charleston:
$48,959
West Virginia:
$41,576
$673
Charleston:
$142,800
West Virginia:
$100,200
4.1%

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Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Maintenance
up arrow 23%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 23%

National Average
$54,000

Commercial
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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