Electrician in Lafayette, Louisiana Salary

An Electrician in Lafayette, Louisiana earns an average wage of $20.48 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

$17.00 - $29.49
$17
$23
$29
MEDIAN: $23.12
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $17.00 - $29.49
Overtime $38.00
Annual Data $0$108K
Bonus $3,000
Total Pay (?
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$32,825 - $108,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Electrician

Electricians work for a wide variety of companies, perform a multitude of tasks that generally require close attention to detail and good judgment, and have a journeyman electrician's license. These licenses typically require four years of apprentice work. That time includes some classroom instruction and a good deal of actual fieldwork. Certain states and companies may require a master electrician's license, which entails several more years of experience working as a journeyman.

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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.

About Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
127,661
Male:
64,018 (50.1%)
Female:
63,643 (49.9%)
Lafayette (/ˌlæfiˈjɛt/; French: [lafajɛt]) is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. The city of Lafayette is the fourth-largest in the state, with a population of 120,623 at the 2010 census. It is the principal city of the Lafayette, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area, and also the larger, Combined Statistical Area of Lafayette-Opelousas-Morgan City CSA with a population of 611,774 according to 2012 estimates. Lafayette is the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. Its nickname is The Hub City. The American city was founded as Vermilionville in 1821 by Jean Mouton, a French-speaking man of Acadian descent. In 1884, it was renamed for General Lafayette, who fought with and significantly aided the American Army during the American Revolutionary War. The city's economy was primarily based on agriculture until the 1940s, when the petroleum and natural gas industries became dominant. Lafayette is considered the center of Acadiana, the area of Cajun and...
Lafayette:
$47,830
Louisiana:
$45,727
$816
Lafayette:
$186,100
Louisiana:
$155,600
3.1%

Electrician Job Listings

Key Stats for Electrician

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
35%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Maintenance
▲115%

Troubleshooting
▲62%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲3%

National Average
$48,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: