The average rate for an Electrician in Atlanta, Georgia is $19.64 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Project Management.

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$40,000  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
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$27,851 - $68,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.99 - $30.24  
   
Overtime
$19.92 - $48.94  
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Bonus
$5,000  
   
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$27,851 - $68,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
431,415
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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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



National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 44%

Project Management
up arrow 23%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%

Maintenance
up arrow 6%

National Average
$42,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Residential
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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