£26,859
Avg. Salary
£12.87
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£998

Profit Sharing

£2,000

The average pay for an Electrician is £12.87 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrician is £26,859 per year.

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$38k
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MEDIAN $26,859
£18,074 - £38,152
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MEDIAN: £26,859
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£8.52 - £17.81
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MEDIAN: £12.87
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£0£39K
Salary £18,074 - £38,152
Bonus £98.23 - £4,944
Profit Sharing £2,000
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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£18,107 - £39,342
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,155
Hourly Data £0£25
Hourly Rate £8.52 - £17.81
Hourly Tips £1.45
Overtime £11.50 - £25.16
Annual Data £0£39K
Bonus £98.23 - £4,944
Profit Sharing £2,000
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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£18,107 - £39,342
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,355

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.

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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: £27,444

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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 streatham:
"Was a mistake to put streatham."
Pros: Not really much good about working.
Cons: Most of the job in some way shape or form.

Electrician in Birmingham:
"Good people."
Pros: Wide variety of work easy going people.
Cons: Traffic roadworks routes changing weekly.

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
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
₤27,000

▼2%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Commercial
▲12%

ELECTRICAL
▲6%

Testing
▲6%

Fault Finding
▲6%

Solar Energy / Solar Power
▲1%

National Average
₤27,000


▼4%

Electrical Installation
▼5%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼7%

Household Electronic Repair
▼8%

▼10%

▼15%

Household or Property Inspection
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

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