Average Electrician with Residential Skills Hourly Pay

$19.87
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$982
Bonus
$3,800
Commission
$1,526
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The average hourly pay for an Electrician with Residential skills is $19.87.
10%
$13.98
MEDIAN
$19.87
90%
$32.41
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $32
Bonus
$199 - $4,562
Profit Sharing
$251 - $9,922
Commission
$25 - $17,500
Total Pay
$30,056 - $72,366
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Electrician are from the companies Electric Co., Berg Electric Corp. and Tambe Electric. Reported salaries are highest at SunRun where the average pay is $26.56. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Self-Employed and Berg Electric Corp., earning around $25.00 and $22.40, respectively. Tri City pays the lowest at around $18.27. Tradesmen International, Inc. and Electric Co. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.00 and $19.00, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Electricians?

Skills in Commercial, Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Electronic Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electricians?

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 $14.47 based on 56 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.98 based on 1,343 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.68 based on 843 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.98 based on 993 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Electrician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (12.6% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,832 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
35.0%
Mid Career
22.0%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
15.6%