Earnings for Entry-Level Electrician Journeymans come in at around $20.36 per hour on average. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Electrician Journeymans, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by more than two-fifths. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$26,288 - $62,172
(Median)
$26K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,602
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$14.50 - $31.16
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,288 - $62,172  
   
Bonus
$99.67 - $4,848  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$30,238 - $70,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $31.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17  
Overtime
$18.91 - $46.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$99.67 - $4,848  
   
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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$30,238 - $70,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 574
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Electrician Journeyman Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Electrician Journeyman Salaries

Controls
up arrow 7%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 6%

Blueprints
up arrow 1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Commercial
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Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Residential
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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