$53,252
Avg. Salary
$24.68
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,039

Bonus

$2,011

Profit Sharing

$1,600

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Electrician Journeyman is $24.68 per hour.

The average pay for an Electrician Journeyman is $53,252 per year.

10%
$17.57
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$24.68
50%
$35.76
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MEDIAN $24.68
10%
$35k
10%
$53k
50%
$85k
90%
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MEDIAN $53,252
$35,244 - $84,889
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$85K
MEDIAN: $53,252
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$0$84K
Salary $35,244 - $84,889
Bonus $295 - $5,154
Profit Sharing $505 - $5,188
Commission $0.00 - $14,894
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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$37,251 - $82,207
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 414
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $17.57 - $35.76
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $9.17
Overtime $25.30 - $51.35
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $295 - $5,154
Commission $0.00 - $14,894
Profit Sharing $505 - $5,188
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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$37,251 - $82,207
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,893

Job Description for Electrician Journeyman

Electrician journeymen are responsible for conducting tests and inspections of electrical systems and equipment, as well as troubleshooting in a variety of work areas. They must always follow strict safety procedures to prevent workplace incidents, and often use tools such as pliers and screwdrivers to disconnect equipment.

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Electrician Journeyman Tasks
  • Install and troubleshoot control wiring from drawings.
  • Troubleshoot motor and controls.
  • Layout and prepare equipment for installation.
  • Install feeder wires.

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrician Journeyman


Electric Co., IES Commercial Inc., M.C. Dean, Inc., Berg Electric Corp., and Tradesmen International, Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Electrician Journeymans. Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $71K. Berg Electric Corp., Electric Co., and IES Commercial Inc. also offer top salaries for Electrician Journeymans. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $58K, $51K, and $51K, respectively.

JMEG, M.C. Dean, Inc., and IES Commercial Inc. also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $46K, $51K, and $51K.

Common Career Paths for Electrician Journeyman


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While not commonly seen, Electrician Journeymans who transition into an Electrical Project Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Electrical Project Managers is $76K per year. The most common promotion for Electrician Journeymans is Master Electrician, a position that typically pays $57K annually. Another standard transition for Electrician Journeymans seeking advancement is to assume a Certified Electrician role, where pay is often $50K.

Electrician Journeyman Job Listings

Popular Skills for Electrician Journeyman


Electrician Journeymans report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Solar Energy / Solar Power, FIRE ALARM, and Industrial are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 23 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. Those listing Team Leadership as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Electrician and Electronic Equipment Installation also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Blueprints also know Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician Journeyman

Pay by Experience for an Electrician Journeyman has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician Journeyman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 636 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician Journeyman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 1,118 salaries. An experienced Electrician Journeyman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 1,311 salaries. An Electrician Journeyman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 688 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,481

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Electrician Journeymans that is 32 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Electrician Journeymans will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+27 percent), Los Angeles (+25 percent), Seattle (+21 percent), and Chicago (+20 percent). In San Antonio, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Phoenix and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Electrician Journeyman Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Electrician Journeyman?

Electrician Journeyman in Barre:
"Poor wages with high expectations of physically demanding la."
Just trying to understand how every other trade in Vermont gets paid much better than electricians.

Electrician Journeyman in Phoenix:
"Hard work pays off."
THE number 1 thing I tell everyone before they start is the pay is crap now but today you will be costing me money. Keep a positive attitude listen be smart and above all else work hard. DO THIS and when you start making me money then you will start making money. Be the best at every small task I give you then one day you will be the best at every task making you valuebal to me and others like me. Then you will always have a carrier to fall back on.

Electrician Journeyman in Austin:
"It's worth it."
The world needs you. The world is too dependent on electricity. There will always be a demand for electricians. You may not get rich but you'll never be hungry. Sometimes it's hard but just pay attention and learn. It's worth it.

Electrician Journeyman in Murfreesboro:
"Pay rate."
Get paid what your worth and stand up for your self.

Electrician Journeyman in Atlanta:
Don't waste time with this website.

Electrician Journeyman in Vacaville:
"Great Job."
Pros: Everything! Working both indoors and outdoors, a lot of technical and thought provoking job tasks, high physical and mental demand, differing job tasks keeps work interesting, many different job locations with different coworkers. Great pay and great job diversity.
Cons: Potential hazards of job, which are mitigated through company safety initiatives...still a little scary to think about potential negative outcomes.

Electrician Journeyman in Mustang:
"Cold and hot."
Your cold when it's cold and hot when it's hot.

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Key Stats for Electrician Journeyman

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 770 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Electrician Journeyman Salaries

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$53,000

▼5%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Electrician Journeyman Salaries

Solar Energy / Solar Power
▲26%

FIRE ALARM
▲21%

▲11%


▲4%


foreman
▲2%

National Average
$53,000

▼1%


Troubleshooting
▼2%

Commercial
▼3%

▼7%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▼12%

Electrician
▼25%

Team Leadership
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 770 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 33%