Electrician in Richmond, Virginia Salary

An Electrician in Richmond, Virginia earns an average wage of $19.94 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$11.33 - $32.97
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$20
$33
MEDIAN: $19.77
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $32.97  
   
Overtime
$33.40  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Total Pay (?
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$23,528 - $80,669  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond city, Virginia
220,289
Male:
104,793 (47.6%)
Female:
115,496 (52.4%)
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. While it was incorporated in 1742, Richmond has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 220,289, the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles (106 km) east of Charlottesville, and 98 miles (158 km) south of Washington, D.C. Surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, the city is located at the intersections of Interstate 95 and Interstate 64, and encircled by Interstate 295 and Virginia State Route 288. Major suburbs include Midlothian to the southwest,...
Richmond:
$39,906
Virginia:
$66,262
$927
Richmond:
$199,900
Virginia:
$257,800
5.6%

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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 $37,000 based on 9 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 $43,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 10 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 $42,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Commercial
▼7%

Residential
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 50%
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