Electricians with Maintenance skills take home an average $22.00 per hour. Total cash compensation for Electricians with Maintenance skills runs from $31K to $80K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $8K. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and the specific company are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Electricians with Maintenance skills. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to a third lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and nearly one-half have dental, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,818 - $86,497
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$30K
$51K
$86K
MEDIAN: $51,049
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$14.37 - $33.12
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$14
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,818 - $86,497  
   
Bonus
$400.44 - $9,643  
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $8,000  
Commission
$8,007  
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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$30,617 - $79,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.37 - $33.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $4.76  
Overtime
$20.37 - $51.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$400.44 - $9,643  
   
Commission
$8,007  
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $8,000  
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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$30,617 - $79,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,202
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Offering only $41K on average, Electric Co. seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $27K on the lower end and $84K on the higher end.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

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


Electricians with Maintenance skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $37K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $49K. Electricians with Maintenance skills bring in $53K after working for 10 to 20 years. Electricians with Maintenance skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,995

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Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Electricians with Maintenance skills, 29 percent higher than the national average. Electricians with Maintenance skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+29 percent), Seattle (+27 percent), Houston (+7 percent), and New York (+4 percent). Electricians with Maintenance skills in Phoenix earn salaries far below the national average by 25 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta and Dallas (11 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
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National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 380 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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