Entry-Level Electrician Journeyman Salary

The average Entry-Level Electrician Journeyman earns approximately $19.65 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by about two-fifths. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,293 - $61,526
(Median)
$28K
$47K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,828
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$13.45 - $30.60
(Median)
$13
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,293 - $61,526  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,032  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$28,846 - $68,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $30.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$17.26 - $44.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,032  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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).
)
$28,846 - $68,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 638
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Skills That Affect Electrician Journeyman Salaries

Controls
up arrow 13%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 8%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Blueprints
up arrow 2%

Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$43,000

Commercial
up arrow 1%

Residential
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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