An Electrician Assistant earns an average wage of $13.01 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$9.85 - $19.53
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $19.53  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$20,997 - $43,185  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Electrician Assistant

Electrician assistants are often employed by utility companies and local city governments. Most employers do not require any formal education, though some may prefer applicants who have a high school diploma. Prior experience is not always necessary, but some employers prefer candidates who have at least one year of experience in commercial or industrial electricity. Many employers offer training on-the-job, as well.

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Electrician Assistant Tasks

  • Use equipment like ohmmeters, voltmeters or oscilloscopes to test and troubleshoot electrical systems.
  • Plan layout and installation of wiring and fixtures, under supervision.
  • Prepare materials, clean work areas, and track supplies and inventory.
  • Install and modify wiring by measuring, cutting, and drilling holes for safe, reliable placement.
  • Log activities and test results.

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What is it like working as an Electrician Assistant?

Electrician Assistant in Mentor:
"Do what you love."
Pros: The variety of situations. The travel. The different people I meet. The challenge of having to think on my feet ( troubleshooting)
Cons: The pay in the general attitude and lack of gratitudefor going above and beyond what is expected of me.

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Experience Affects Electrician Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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