Average Mid-Career Electrician Hourly Pay

$22.52
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,022
Bonus
$1,017
Commission
$2,043
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Electrician is $22.52.
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$15.75
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$22.52
90%
$34.97
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $35
Bonus
$205 - $5,135
Profit Sharing
$493 - $9,827
Commission
$325 - $8,000
Total Pay
$33,813 - $79,815
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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., Tambe Electric and Self-Employed. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $28.00. Electric Co. pays the lowest at around $19.57.

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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Residential, Troubleshooting 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 $14.92 based on 270 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.72 based on 3,613 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.12 based on 3,451 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 Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.5% more) and New York, New York (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,192 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
35.4%
Experienced
33.9%
Late Career
28.0%