Entry-Level Electrician Journeyman Salary

Average Entry-Level Electrician Journeymans make around $20.37 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Electrician Journeymans, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one-third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$27,069 - $68,383
$27K
$45K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,251
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$14.54 - $31.33
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$31
MEDIAN: $20.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,069 - $68,383  
   
Bonus
$100.33 - $4,122  
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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$30,414 - $71,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $31.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.11  
Overtime
$19.66 - $48.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.33 - $4,122  
   
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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$30,414 - $71,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 587

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Electrician Journeyman Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Electrician Journeyman in Glendale:
"Go to the basics."
Remember what you learned and had to remember for that test. Since it's your first year use your code book to check your work and ensure you are as efficient as possible.

Electrician Journeyman in Barre:
"Poor wages with high expectations of physically demanding la."
Just trying to understand how every other trade in Vermont gets paid much better than electricians.

Electrician Journeyman in Austin:
"It's worth it."
The world needs you. The world is too dependent on electricity. There will always be a demand for electricians. You may not get rich but you'll never be hungry. Sometimes it's hard but just pay attention and learn. It's worth it.

Key Stats for Electrician Journeyman

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
42%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Electrician Journeyman Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲10%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲6%

Controls
▲4%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲1%

Blueprints
▼0%

National Average
$44,000

Commercial
▼3%

Troubleshooting
▼5%

Residential
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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