Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Electrician is $19.00
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electricians?
A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.71 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
What Do Electricians Do?
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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