$70,470
Avg. Salary
$36.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,023

Bonus

$120,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrical Contractor is $36.63 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrical Contractor is $70,470 per year.

10%
$16.48
10%
$36.63
50%
$77.85
90%
90%
MEDIAN $36.63
10%
$43k
10%
$70k
50%
$136k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $70,470
$42,611 - $135,570
$43K
$70K
$140K
MEDIAN: $70,470
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$16.48 - $77.85
$16
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MEDIAN: $36.63
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$0$156K
Salary $42,611 - $135,570
Bonus $0.00 - $29,361
Profit Sharing $120,000
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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$39,974 - $156,435
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$125
Hourly Rate $16.48 - $77.85
Hourly Tips $2.27
Overtime $20.50 - $126
Annual Data $0$156K
Bonus $0.00 - $29,361
Profit Sharing $120,000
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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$39,974 - $156,435
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 135

Job Description

An electrical contractor designs electrical systems and installs them. This includes lighting, communications systems, and power systems. Some things that might be installed are motors, generators, switches, wires, batteries, and transformers. This is often performed in commercial environments, but can also be performed in new residences.

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Electrical Contractor Tasks
  • Attend industry association meetings as a means of networking with the customer base and other industry professionals.
  • Oversee the tracking of all projects that are designated for bidding or presentation.
  • Lead the process of identifying, forecasting, and developing electrical construction opportunities.
  • Identify, develop, and maintain customer relationships with current and prospective general contracting customers.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal customers.

Common Career Paths


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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Contractor has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Contractor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Contractor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Electrical Contractor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 57 salaries. An Electrical Contractor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 62 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Contractor?

Electrical Contractor in Truckee:
"Tahoe electrician."
Pros: I live around Lake Tahoe and have an amazing place to live.
Cons: Nothing. It's a pretty amazing place to live.

Electrical Contractor in New Haven:
Go Union, never miss work, and they will always keep you employed. Slack off , get laid off.

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Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
48%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
▼22%

Entry-Level
▼52%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 60%