Master Electrician in Detroit, Michigan Salary

A Master Electrician in Detroit, Michigan earns an average wage of $33.98 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Controls is associated with high pay for this job.

$56,000 - $98,264
$70K
MEDIAN: $70,000
50%

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$25.53 - $73.40
$26
$34
$73
MEDIAN: $34.28
10%
50%
90%

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$0$101K
Salary $70,000
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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$52,072 - $101,736
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $25.53 - $73.40
Overtime $51.50
Annual Data $0$101K
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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$52,072 - $101,736
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Master Electrician

The title "master electrician" typically refers to a type of electrician who has achieved mastery of their trade. They usually oversee electrician apprentices and journeymen electricians on residential, industrial, and commercial electrical jobs. Typically, a master electrician schedules jobs in phases during a planning stage and ensure that all needed parts, materials, and components have been ordered in advance for the completion of the job.

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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.

About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

Master Electrician Job Listings

Key Stats for Master Electrician

5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
53%

Experience Affects Master Electrician Salaries

▲20%

National Average
$71,000

Experienced
▼2%

Skills That Affect Master Electrician Salaries

Controls
▲20%

▲1%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$71,000

Systems Troubleshooting
▼2%

Troubleshooting
▼4%

Residential
▼9%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: