$33,001
Avg. Salary
$14.84
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$506

Bonus

$540

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrical Apprentice is $14.84 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrical Apprentice is $33,001 per year.

10%
$11.08
10%
$14.84
50%
$19.97
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.84
10%
$20k
10%
$33k
50%
$59k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $33,001
$20,101 - $58,723
$20K
$33K
$59K
MEDIAN: $33,001
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90%

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$11.08 - $19.97
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MEDIAN: $14.84
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$0$58K
Salary $20,101 - $58,723
Bonus $103 - $1,939
Profit Sharing $96.96 - $2,576
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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$23,503 - $44,078
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.08 - $19.97
Hourly Tips $0.46
Overtime $15.95 - $28.35
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $103 - $1,939
Profit Sharing $96.96 - $2,576
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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$23,503 - $44,078
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,696

Job Description for Electrical Apprentice

Electrical apprentices assist and learn from trained electricians. Their duties include measuring, cutting and bending wire; maintaining tools and equipment; examining electrical units; drilling; and digging holes and trenches. They also conduct installation and maintenance for various electrical systems, break up concrete and clear out materials, solder connections, and handle positioning equipment, constructing controllers, and panels. They may also operate welding equipment.

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Electrical Apprentice Tasks
  • Prepare and run string wiring.
  • Work safely around the ground mount structure and panels to prepare wire stripping, and connecting and run wiring.
  • Perform all live electrical work.

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Common Career Paths for Electrical Apprentice


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Electrical Apprentices who advance into the role of an Electrical Foreman are fairly uncommon. Electrical Foremans on average earn $59K per year. Electrical Apprentices most often move into positions as Electrician Journeymans or Electricians; those groups report median salaries that are $18K higher and $12K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Apprentice


Electrical Apprentices seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, Systems Troubleshooting, conduit bending, and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like ELECTRICAL and Wiring. The majority of those who know Blueprints also know Electronic Equipment Installation.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Apprentice

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Apprentice has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Apprentice with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 823 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Apprentice with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Electrical Apprentice which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 49 salaries. An Electrical Apprentice with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,812

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Electrical Apprentices in San Diego enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 15 percent above the national average. Electrical Apprentices can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+14 percent), Washington (+10 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), and Seattle (+9 percent). Electrical Apprentices in San Antonio earn salaries far below the national average by 21 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Baltimore (11 percent lower) and Richmond (9 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Electrical Apprentice

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 293 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Electrical Apprentice Salaries

▲26%

Late-Career
▲22%

▲15%

National Average
$32,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Electrical Apprentice Salaries

Team Leadership
▲11%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲6%

conduit bending
▲5%

▲4%


▲3%

pipe bending
▲3%


National Average
$32,000


▼1%

Wiring
▼7%

ELECTRICAL
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 293 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 52%