Electrician Helper Salary

The average pay for an Electrician Helper is $12.66 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Residential, Blueprints, and Electronic Troubleshooting. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$20,789 - $49,377
$21K
$32K
$49K
MEDIAN: $32,000
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$9.77 - $17.95
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MEDIAN: $12.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,789 - $49,377  
   
Bonus
$29.80 - $2,013  
Total Pay (?
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$20,486 - $41,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $17.95  
   
Overtime
$14.77 - $27.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$29.80 - $2,013  
   
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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$20,486 - $41,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 572

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician Helper

Pay by Experience for an Electrician Helper has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician Helper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 511 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician Helper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Electrician Helper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 42 salaries. An Electrician Helper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 12 salaries.

Electrician Helper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrician Helper?

Electrician Helper in Anderson:
"Working as an Industrial Electrician's Helper."
Pros: There is a sense of accomplishment when your skills are utilized to complete a task.
Cons: When technicians or engineers talk down to you like your just some laborer. We do the things that they don't want to. The actual work that goes into making their jobs easier and there is lots of time a lack of recognition for that.

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Key Stats for Electrician Helper

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Electrician Helper Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲15%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$28,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Electrician Helper Salaries

Residential
▲18%

Blueprints
▲13%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲11%

Troubleshooting
▲9%


National Average
$28,000

electrician helper
▼9%

Wiring
▼9%

Helper
▼13%

ELECTRICAL
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 65%