Average Commercial Electrician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Commercial Electrician is $21.41.
MEDIAN $21.41
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $36
$294 - $5,106
Total Pay
$30,990 - $77,563

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Job Description for Commercial Electrician

Commercial Electrician Tasks
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding required repairs and maintenance.
  • Support customers by effectively interfacing with customer and office in repairing equipment as needed.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance activities on equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair material handling equipment.

Career Paths

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Commercial Electrician
Electrical Foreman
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Commercial Electrician

Skills in Troubleshooting, Commercial, Blueprints and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Equipment Installation.

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Electrician

An early career Commercial Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.98 based on 100 salaries. A mid-career Commercial Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.70 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Commercial Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.45 based on 143 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Commercial Electrician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 93.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (37.7% more) and San Antonio, Texas (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Buffalo, New York (16.6% less).

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