Electrician in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Electrician in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average wage of $25.74 per hour. A skill in Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.

$47,805 - $80,000
$51K
MEDIAN: $51,204
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$16.77 - $43.77
$17
$26
$44
MEDIAN: $26.30
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Salary
$51,204  
   
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$34,607 - $102,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Hourly Rate
$16.77 - $43.77  
   
Overtime
$29.65 - $73.97  
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$34,607 - $102,017  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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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 $39,000 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 $51,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 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 $62,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
44%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲21%

National Average
$54,000

▼1%

Maintenance
▼2%

Residential
▼3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 30%
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