Electrician in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

An Electrician in Memphis, Tennessee earns an average wage of $20.49 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Troubleshooting and Residential.

$28,496 - $62,463
$48K
MEDIAN: $47,500
50%

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$13.17 - $31.55
$13
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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$0$66K
Salary $47,500
Bonus $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,061 - $66,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $13.17 - $31.55
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,061 - $66,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

Electrician Job Listings

Key Stats for Electrician

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲49%

Residential
▲25%

Commercial
▲8%

National Average
$41,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 30%