Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Apprentice Electrician is $15.69
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Apprentice Electricians?
An early career Apprentice Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.10 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Apprentice Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.19 based on 9 salaries.
What Do Apprentice Electricians Do?
An apprentice electrician will work with a licensed electrician and will perform any duties that are instructed. The apprentice will help the licensed electrician to install and maintain electrical systems. When repairs are needed, the apprentice will carry these out. The electrician will install wiring and will measure, cut, and manipulate the wiring to fit a certain context, such as receptacles, switches, transformers, or distribution boxes.
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- Assist in wire pulls.
- Handle and install materials under supervision of an assigned electrician.
- Accurately identify colors of wire and conductors.
- Mount and install assigned work, conduit, wires and strapping.
- Keep all materials, tools and equipment, in an orderly fashion and maintain a clean work area at all times.