The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Apprentice Electrician is $13.46.
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Job Description for Apprentice Electrician
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. The apprentice may also be involved in answering e…Read more
Apprentice Electrician Tasks
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Apprentice Electrician
An early career Apprentice Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.98 based on 3,047 salaries. A mid-career Apprentice Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.95 based on 334 salaries. An experienced Apprentice Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.57 based on 125 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
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Employees with Apprentice Electrician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 27.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.5% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Worth, Texas (3.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.7% less).
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