Average Mid-Career Electrician Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$27.25
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$1,300
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Electrician in Chicago, Illinois is $27.25.
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$20.33
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$27.25
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$47.37
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$20 - $47
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$0 - $1,300
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$44,416 - $99,760
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What Do Electricians Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Electricians?

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.

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 $19.92 based on 38 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 Electrician in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (23.4% less), Dallas, Texas (18.2% less) and Houston, Texas (17.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 126 survey responses.
Early Career
30.2%
Experienced
37.3%
Late Career
32.5%