Average Late-Career Electrician Hourly Pay

$27.12
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$1,994
Bonus
$12,000
Commission
$3,931
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Electrician is $27.12.
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$19.30
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$27.12
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$41.60
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $42
Bonus
$395 - $9,952
Profit Sharing
$409 - $9,987
Commission
$1,008 - $15,260
Total Pay
$40,645 - $96,199
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Job Description for Electrician

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.
The top respondents for the job title Electrician are from the companies Electric Co., Ford Motor Company and General Motors Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Ford Motor Company where the average pay is $34.64. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Motors Corporation, earning around $33.33. Electric Co. pays the lowest at around $23.16. Self-Employed also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $24.40.

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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in Maintenance and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential, Troubleshooting and Commercial.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

An entry-level Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.93 based on 270 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.74 based on 3,579 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.59 based on 2,662 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.14 based on 3,433 salaries.
Employees with Electrician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 58.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (39.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (30.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (25.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (15.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9,944 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
36.0%
Mid Career
26.8%
Experienced
34.5%