Average Entry-Level Electrician Hourly Pay

$14.93
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$624
Bonus
$488
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Electrician is $14.93.
10%
$10.85
MEDIAN
$14.93
90%
$23.35
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $23
Bonus
$96 - $3,063
Profit Sharing
$10 - $9,863
Total Pay
$23,439 - $55,293
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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 Maintenance and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, 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 $17.73 based on 3,588 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.53 based on 2,666 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.14 based on 3,445 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 13.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (11.3% less), Sacramento, California (5.4% less) and Houston, Texas (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12,540 survey responses.
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
27.5%
Late Career
22.7%