Average Electrician Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$28.99
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$1,977
Bonus
$10,000
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The average hourly pay for an Electrician in Chicago, Illinois is $28.99.
10%
$17.69
MEDIAN
$28.99
90%
$48.25
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $48
Bonus
$94 - $8,940
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10,000
Total Pay
$38,030 - $102,851
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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, Maintenance and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential and Commercial.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.92 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.84 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.81 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (34.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (31.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (28.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 162 survey responses.
Early Career
24.1%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
29.0%
Late Career
26.5%