Electrician in Wilmington, North Carolina Salary

The average wage for an Electrician in Wilmington, North Carolina is $17.00 per hour.

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 Wilmington, North Carolina

New Hanover County, North Carolina
115,947
Male:
52,346 (45.1%)
Female:
63,601 (54.9%)
Wilmington is a port city and the county seat of New Hanover County in coastal southeastern North Carolina, United States. The population is 112,067; according to the 2010 Census it is the eighth most populous city in the state. Wilmington is the principal city of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan area that includes New Hanover and Pender counties in southeastern North Carolina, which has a population of 263,429 as of the 2012 Census Estimate. Wilmington was settled by European Americans along the Cape Fear River. Its historic downtown has a one-mile-long Riverwalk, originally developed as a tourist attraction, and in 2014 Wilmington's riverfront was named the "Best American Riverfront" by USA Today. It is minutes away from nearby beaches. The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Wilmington, North Carolina, as one of its 2008 Dozen Distinctive Destinations. City residents live between the river and the ocean, with four nearby...
Wilmington:
$42,232
North Carolina:
$47,830
$893
Wilmington:
$221,200
North Carolina:
$160,100
5.5%

Electrician Job Listings

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
44%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Maintenance
▼6%

Commercial
▼19%

Residential
▼19%

Troubleshooting
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 29%