Average Electrician Hourly Pay

Average Electrician Hourly Pay

$22.41
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.82
MEDIAN
$22.41
90%
$35.84

The average hourly pay for an Electrician is $22.41

Hourly Rate
$15 - $36
Bonus
$203 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$383 - $10k
Commission
$255 - $20k
Total Pay
$32k - $82k
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What Do Electricians Do?

Electrician Tasks
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment.
  • Study and understand electrical schematics.
  • Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.
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Job Satisfaction for Electrician

3.8 out of 5
(1,846)
Highly Satisfied
222Reviews
Based on 1,846 responses, the job of Electrician has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.8 out of 5. On average, Electricians are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
98.2%
Female
1.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 4,507 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

61%

Dental

46%

Vision

38%

None

38%