Electrician in Jackson, Mississippi Salary

The average rate for an Electrician in Jackson, Mississippi is $19.40 per hour. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job.

$13.87 - $24.73
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.61
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $13.87 - $24.73
Overtime $25.94
Annual Data $0$57K
Total Pay (?
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$34,139 - $57,521
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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 Jackson, Mississippi

Hinds County, Mississippi
170,811
Male:
79,039 (46.3%)
Female:
91,772 (53.7%)
Jackson is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is located primarily in Hinds County, serving as one of its two county seats. Segments of the city overlap Madison County and Rankin County. Jackson is on the Pearl River, which drains into the Gulf of Mexico, and it is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. The city is named after General Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 and later served as U.S. President. The current slogan for the city is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul." It has had numerous musicians prominent in blues, gospel and jazz, and was known for decades for its illegal nightclubs on the Gold Coast; one site has been designated for the Mississippi Blues Trail. The city is the anchor for the metro area. While its population...
Jackson:
$32,482
Mississippi:
$40,593
$790
Jackson:
$92,600
Mississippi:
$112,700
6.5%

Electrician Job Listings

Key Stats for Electrician

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲33%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲7%

Residential
▲3%

Troubleshooting
▲3%

Commercial
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

Maintenance
▼4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 11%