Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Electrician is $18.59
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electricians?
An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.50 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Electricians Do?
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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- 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.