Average Early-Career Electrician Hourly Pay

$17.75
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$743
Bonus
$4,069
Commission
$1,100
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Electrician is $17.75.
10%
$12.67
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$17.75
90%
$27.02
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $27
Bonus
$154 - $3,969
Profit Sharing
$103 - $6,851
Commission
$400 - $19,727
Total Pay
$27,321 - $63,050
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrician

The top respondents for the job title Electrician are from the companies Electric Co., JMEG and Berg Electric Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at SunRun where the average pay is $26.56. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Berg Electric Corp., earning around $20.29. JMEG pays the lowest at around $17.23. Electric Co. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.40.

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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Electronic Troubleshooting 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 entry-level Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.95 based on 270 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.59 based on 2,662 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.16 based on 3,433 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Electrician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (14.0% more) and Houston, Texas (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9,193 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Mid Career
29.0%
Experienced
37.3%
Late Career
30.8%