The average pay for a Commercial Electrician is $21.38 per hour.
The average pay for a Commercial Electrician is $52,902 per year.
|Salary||$37,480 - $81,094|
|Bonus||$465 - $7,728|
|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).)
|$30,795 - $79,805|
|Hourly Rate||$14.54 - $36.08|
|Overtime||$20.85 - $49.59|
|Bonus||$465 - $7,728|
|Total Pay (||$30,795 - $79,805|
Job Description for Commercial Electrician
Commercial electricians are responsible for installing and maintaining electrical devices in commercial buildings, including field service calls. They are employed by a variety of companies and organizations, but primarily by utility companies. Commercial electricians must be professionally-trained via a technical or trade school or a professional organization, and many states have additional requirements, including a drug screen, background check, and driving record, as electricians generally operate a company/state vehicle. Generally, those in this position have at least seven years of experience in electrical work.Read More...
Commercial electricians are responsible for understanding many types of electrical systems and performing a wide range of tasks, including: planning, diagramming, and installing electrical systems, including conduits; running electrical wiring; wiring instruments which control power units within buildings; installing lighting and heating units; using electrical test meters; ascertaining compatibility and safety of various electrical components; installing brand-new electrical systems and ensuring their proper performance; locating system breaks; and locating and solving various electrical problems.
Commercial electricians must be comfortable with a variety of tools, including screwdrivers, knives, power tools, pipe threaders, test meters, conduit benders, and pliers. This job may require working outdoors as well as indoors, and in extreme elements such as heat, cold, and precipitation. Commercial electricians must also be physically fit, able to stand and work for long periods of time, and able to perform a full range of physical motions. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Electrician
Pay by Experience for a Commercial Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Commercial Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Commercial Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Commercial Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 99 salaries. A Commercial Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 63 salaries.
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