The average Electrician with Maintenance skills can expect to rake in roughly $21.92 per hour. In the world of Electricians with Maintenance skills, total cash compensation can vary between $31K and $81K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $5K, respectively. Geography is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and the specific company are driving factors as well. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Electricians with Maintenance skills. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,609 - $87,205
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$51K
$87K
MEDIAN: $51,228
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$14.45 - $33.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$29,609 - $87,205  
   
Bonus
$390.37 - $9,650  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,163  
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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$30,733 - $81,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 329
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $33.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.11  
Overtime
$20.51 - $52.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$390.37 - $9,650  
   
Commission
$8,007  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,163  
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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$30,733 - $81,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,285

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Though certain workers may see earnings of up to $84K, Electric Co. still falls short in the compensation department — the median pay is only $42K, the lowest in the field.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $37K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $49K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $53K in this role. Electricians with Maintenance skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,928

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Detroit is home to an above-average pay rate for Electricians with Maintenance skills, 39 percent higher than the national average. Electricians with Maintenance skills will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+32 percent), Chicago (+31 percent), Los Angeles (+30 percent), and San Diego (+9 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Electrician's salary, with Phoenix Electricians with Maintenance skills earning salaries that are 21 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Dallas (12 percent less) and Atlanta (8 percent less).

Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 410 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries



National Average
$50,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 410 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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