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

£17,449 - £37,251
£17K
£27K
£37K
MEDIAN: £26,611
10%
50%
90%
£8.37 - £17.56
£8
£13
£18
MEDIAN: £12.71
10%
50%
90%
£0£38K
Salary £17,449 - £37,251
Bonus £12.37 - £5,068
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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£17,679 - £38,589
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,204
Hourly Data £0£24
Hourly Rate £8.37 - £17.56
Hourly Tips £1.45
Overtime £10.91 - £24.98
Annual Data £0£38K
Bonus £12.37 - £5,068
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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£17,679 - £38,589
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,440

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$155K

Electric Co.
99 profiles
$39,630

U.S. Navy
17 profiles
$57,948

$37,440

$58,635

Self-Employed
10 profiles
$48,880

Tri City
10 profiles
$38,257

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

JMEG
10 profiles
$33,956

$42,322

$35,000

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: £27,135

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

Electrician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrician?

Electrician in Norwich:
"Standard."
Pros: I like that I am working Close to home.
Cons: The pays not as good as in london but I dont want to go to london.

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 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

National Average
₤27,000

▼1%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Commercial
▲13%

ELECTRICAL
▲7%

Testing
▲7%

Fault Finding
▲7%

Solar Energy / Solar Power
▲2%


National Average
₤27,000

▼3%

Electrical Installation
▼4%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼6%

Household Electronic Repair
▼7%

▼9%

▼14%

Household or Property Inspection
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 87%