Average Electrician Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$22.38
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$1,179
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The average hourly pay for an Electrician in Houston, Texas is $22.38.
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$15.01
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$22.38
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$33.12
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$15 - $33
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$194 - $4,122
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$31,521 - $77,144
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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.

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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in Troubleshooting and Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Residential 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 $14.29 based on 8 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.77 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.63 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.85 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Electrician in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 29.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.9% more) and New York, New York (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (15.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 221 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
26.2%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
22.6%