Electrician in Charleston, South Carolina Salary

An Electrician in Charleston, South Carolina earns an average wage of $19.14 per hour.

$44,000 - $59,500
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,050
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$15.53 - $26.95
$16
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$50,050  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,037 - $70,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.53 - $26.95  
   
Overtime
$31.43  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$33,037 - $70,503  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston County, South Carolina
135,524
Male:
63,956 (47.2%)
Female:
71,568 (52.8%)
Charleston is the oldest and second-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, or, as is locally expressed, "where the Cooper and Ashley Rivers come together to form the Atlantic Ocean." Charleston had an estimated population of 132,609 in 2015. The population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties, was counted by the 2015 estimate at 727,689—the third-largest in the state—and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Charleston was founded as Charles Town—honoring King Charles II of England—in 1670. Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank...
Charleston:
$61,993
South Carolina:
$47,238
$1,119
Charleston:
$293,500
South Carolina:
$148,600
3.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 15 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$45,000

▼10%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries


Maintenance
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Commercial
▼3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼7%

Residential
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 47%
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