Electrician in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Salary

How much does an Electrician make in Lancaster, PA? The average hourly rate for an Electrician in Lancaster is $21.84 per hour. This is 3% above the national average for an Electrician which is $21.21 per hour. Wages for an Electrician in Lancaster range from $14.09 per hour to $30.96 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, profit sharing, and overtime for an Electrician in Lancaster ranges from $30,237 to $64,336 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 0 out of 5 stars. Men make up a majority of the Electrician workforce in Lancaster among those reporting — 100 percent to be exact. In Lancaster, an Electrician often enjoys medical benefits provided by their employer.

$14.09 - $30.96
$14
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.84
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.09 - $30.96
Overtime $18.25 - $41.43
Annual Data $0$64K
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
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$30,237 - $64,336
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
59,368
Male:
29,202 (49.2%)
Female:
30,166 (50.8%)
Lancaster (/ˈlænkæstər/, local /ˈlæŋkᵻstər/; Pennsylvania German: Lengeschder) is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania which serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and one of the oldest inland towns in the United States (along with Hartford, Connecticut; Springfield, Massachusetts; Petersburg, Virginia; Albany, New York; Schenectady, New York, and several other early settlements). With a population of 59,322, it ranks eighth in population among Pennsylvania's cities. The Lancaster metropolitan area population is 507,766, making it the 101st largest metropolitan area in the US and 2nd largest in the South Central Pennsylvania area. The city's primary industries include healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, both professional and semi-professional services, and home of the Park City Center shopping mall, the largest indoor retail facility in the region. Lancaster hosts more electronic public CCTV outdoor cameras per capita than cities such as Boston...
Lancaster:
$33,772
Pennsylvania:
$53,115
$778
Lancaster:
$107,900
Pennsylvania:
$164,900
8.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 6 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Mid-Career
▼30%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Commercial
▼2%

Troubleshooting
▼6%

Maintenance
▼10%

Residential
▼10%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 36%