An Electrician Journeyman earns an average wage of $21.56 per hour.Rate goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Electrician Journeyman Total Pay (?
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$31,551 - $73,387
(Median)
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61K
73K
MEDIAN: $50,243
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Electrician Journeyman Total Pay (?
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$15.25 - $33.68
(Median)
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34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,551 - $73,387  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,353  
Profit Sharing
$308.13 - $5,909  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,826  
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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$32,464 - $75,348  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $33.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.38  
Overtime
$21.90 - $49.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,353  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,826  
Profit Sharing
$308.13 - $5,909  
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).
)
$32,464 - $75,348  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,347
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Job Description for Electrician Journeyman
An Electrician Journeyman is someone who enjoys working in the field of electronics in a real, hands-on fashion and has a Journeyman License. Though the term “Journeyman” may be misleading, the position is open to both men and women. An Electrician Journeyman spends a lot of time out in the field, working to install and troubleshoot wiring from drawings. S/he needs to knows how to install feeder wires, and layout and prepare equipment for installation. And as in many hands-on type of positions, the Electrician Journeyman needs to be able to fix problems as they come up. Electrician Journeymen need to be able to comply with any and all safety issues whether working in the field or not. The position of Electrician Journeyman is open to someone who can identify different colored wires, can bend conduit by hand with benders and is thoroughly comfortable, trained and able to use all manner of power tools, including threaders, saws, hydraulic benders and knockout punches. An Electrician Journeyman needs to be willing and able to work outdoors in any and all types of weather. This person needs to be able to be a team player, work well with others, including other contractors from other arenas, and needs to be responsible with any permits and regular paperwork.
Electrician Journeyman Tasks
  • Layout and prepare equipment for installation.
  • Install feeder wires.
  • Install and troubleshoot control wiring from drawings.
  • Troubleshoot motor and controls.
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician Journeyman
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$48,000
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Experience Affects Electrician Journeyman Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Electrician Journeyman Salaries

Troubleshooting
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National Average
$48,000
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Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 30%
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