Average Master Electrician Hourly Pay

$28.72
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$2,491
Bonus
$4,913
Commission
$3,550
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The average hourly pay for a Master Electrician is $28.72.
10%
$20.78
MEDIAN
$28.72
90%
$43.07
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Hourly Rate
$21 - $43
Bonus
$505 - $12,208
Profit Sharing
$511 - $19,392
Commission
$990 - $49,316
Total Pay
$44,405 - $100,758
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What Do Master Electricians Do?

Master Electrician Tasks
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and tools, to locate the cause of a problem.
  • Install, terminate and splice 120/208/240/480 volt cables.
  • Read and interpret construction drawings electrical, mechanical and architectural.
  • Perform and interpret power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
  • Install complicated conduit and control systems.

Job Satisfaction for Master Electrician

3.8 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Master Electrician

The top respondents for the job title Master Electrician are from the companies Electric Co., Self-Employed and City of Atlanta, GA. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $32.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Electric Co., earning around $25.99. City of Atlanta, GA pays the lowest at around $24.98. M.C. Dean, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $25.00.

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What Are Popular Skills for Master Electricians?

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential, Systems Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting and Commercial.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Master Electricians?

An early career Master Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.52 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Master Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.45 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Master Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.56 based on 682 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Master Electrician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 63.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (21.6% more) and Denver, Colorado (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.8% less) and Austin, Texas (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,008 survey responses.
Early Career
2.6%
Mid Career
8.9%
Experienced
34.0%
Late Career
54.5%