A Mid-Career Electrician earns an average wage of $20.86 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Industrial, Controls, Solar Energy / Solar Power, Wiring, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

$26,843 - $87,432
(Median)
$27K
$50K
$87K
MEDIAN: $49,795
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50%
90%

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$15.04 - $33.38
(Median)
$15
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$26,843 - $87,432  
   
Bonus
$354.79 - $7,757  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $12,488  
Commission
$5,500  
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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$31,609 - $79,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 321
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.04 - $33.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$21.36 - $50.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$354.79 - $7,757  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $12,488  
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).
)
$31,609 - $79,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,954
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National Average: $47,813

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Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Industrial
up arrow 30%

Controls
up arrow 15%

Solar Energy / Solar Power
up arrow 13%

Wiring
up arrow 13%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 11%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Maintenance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$48,000

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Commercial
up arrow 3%

Electrician
up arrow 4%


Electronic Equipment Installation
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 252 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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