$48,085
Avg. Salary
$19.52
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$992

Bonus

$2,100

Profit Sharing

$4,600

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrician with Residential skills is $19.52 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrician with Residential skills is $48,085 per year.

10%
$13.39
10%
$19.52
50%
$31.01
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MEDIAN $19.52
10%
$29k
10%
$48k
50%
$79k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $48,085
$28,858 - $79,478
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$79K
MEDIAN: $48,085
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$0$79K
Salary $28,858 - $79,478
Bonus $204 - $4,797
Profit Sharing $358 - $9,979
Commission $48.94 - $20,426
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,789 - $71,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 440
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $13.39 - $31.01
Hourly Tips $0.63
Overtime $18.92 - $47.87
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $204 - $4,797
Commission $48.94 - $20,426
Profit Sharing $358 - $9,979
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,789 - $71,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,885

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.

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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 $35,000 based on 1,624 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 $44,000 based on 1,241 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 1,393 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 $56,000 based on 639 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,444

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Key Stats for Electrician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 839 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲31%

▲17%

▲3%

National Average
$42,000

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 839 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 52%