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Electrician Helper Salary

An Electrician Helper earns an average wage of $11.93 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
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$19,392 - $39,172
(Median)
$19K
$29K
$39K
MEDIAN: $28,733
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50%
90%

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$9.17 - $17.09
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,392 - $39,172  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $514  
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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$19,317 - $37,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.17 - $17.09  
   
Overtime
$11.13 - $24.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $514  
   
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).
)
$19,317 - $37,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
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Job Description for Electrician Helper

Electrician helpers are employed in many service industries, and positions are typically available to applicants who may lack educational backgrounds. Some companies expect applicants to have a GED or high school diploma, while many others will not. Depending on the particular job and pay level, many will require experience in construction, electrical work, or other fields, but entry-level positions certainly have less-stringent requirements.

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Electrician Helper 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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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician Helper

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Electrician Helper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$26,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 61%