The average rate for an Electrician is £12.61 per hour. A skill in Commercial is associated with high pay for this job.

£17,004 - £36,922
£17K
£26K
£37K
MEDIAN: £26,195
10%
50%
90%
£8.29 - £17.31
£8
£13
£17
MEDIAN: £12.52
10%
50%
90%
£0£37K
Salary £17,004 - £36,922
Bonus £51.52 - £5,781
Profit Sharing £3,500
Commission £1,950
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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£17,395 - £37,950
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,246
Hourly Data £0£24
Hourly Rate £8.29 - £17.31
Hourly Tips £1.45
Overtime £10.39 - £24.91
Annual Data £0£37K
Bonus £51.52 - £5,781
Commission £1,950
Profit Sharing £3,500
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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£17,395 - £37,950
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,479

Job Description for Electrician

Electricians work for a wide variety of companies, perform a multitude of tasks that generally require close attention to detail and good judgment, and have a journeyman electrician's license. These licenses typically require four years of apprentice work. That time includes some classroom instruction and a good deal of actual fieldwork. Certain states and companies may require a master electrician's license, which entails several more years of experience working as a journeyman.

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Electrician Tasks

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment.
  • Study and understand electrical schematics.
  • Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.

Electrician Pay By Employer

$0$102K

Electric Co.
90 profiles
$39,238

U.S. Navy
16 profiles
$58,778

$38,452

$60,313

M.C. Dean, Inc.
10 profiles
$48,880

JMEG
9 profiles
$35,843

$63,013

J & J Electric
8 profiles
$41,496

$44,200

Self-Employed
8 profiles
$48,880

Common Career Paths for Electrician


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Electrician Job Listings

Popular Skills for Electrician

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤23,000 based on 557 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 542 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤29,000 based on 464 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤30,000 based on 241 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £26,739

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Electrician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrician?

Electrician in Hull:
Pros: Working away from boss.
Cons: The wage.

Electrician in Basingstoke:
"Not worth the money"
Pros: Customer satisfaction from pride taken in work, flexibility
Cons: All give no take, poor incentive

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
₤27,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Commercial
▲14%

ELECTRICAL
▲9%

Fault Finding
▲9%

Testing
▲8%

Solar Energy / Solar Power
▲4%


National Average
₤27,000

▼1%

Electrical Installation
▼3%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼4%

Household Electronic Repair
▼6%

▼8%

▼13%

Household or Property Inspection
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 88%