Electrician in Columbus, Ohio Salary

How much does an Electrician make in Columbus, OH? An Electrician in Columbus takes home an average of $18.46 per hour. This is 15% less than the national average for an Electrician which is $21.21 per hour. Wages for an Electrician in Columbus range from $11.37 per hour to $25.68 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate, bonus, and overtime for an Electrician in Columbus ranges from $29,232 to $83,200 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 4 out of 5 stars. Men make up a majority of the Electrician workforce in Columbus among those reporting — 100 percent to be exact. In Columbus, an Electrician often enjoys medical benefits provided by their employer.

$11.37 - $25.68
$11
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.46
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.37 - $25.68
Overtime $12.26 - $36.70
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $2,535
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$29,232 - $83,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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 Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 11 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲99%

Mid-Career
▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$42,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Project Management
▲39%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲18%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲18%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%


Maintenance
▼5%

Residential
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 35%