Late-Career Master Electrician in Grand Rapids, Michigan Salary

A Late-Career Master Electrician in Grand Rapids, Michigan earns an average wage of $25.83 per hour.

$24.22 - $31.33
MEDIAN: $26.05

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Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $24.22 - $31.33
Overtime $38.07
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $2,894
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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).
$52,711 - $100,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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.


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 Grand Rapids, Michigan

Kent County, Michigan
95,669 (49.0%)
99,430 (51.0%)
Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles (48 km) east of Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 188,040. In 2010, the Grand Rapids metropolitan area had a population of 1,005,648, and the combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland had a population of 1,321,557. Grand Rapids is the county seat of Kent County, Michigan. A historic furniture-manufacturing center, Grand Rapids is home to five of the world's leading office furniture companies, and is nicknamed Furniture City. Its more common modern nickname of River City refers to the landmark river for which it was named. The city and surrounding communities are economically diverse, based in the health care, information technology, automotive, aviation, and consumer goods manufacturing industries, among others. Grand Rapids is the hometown of U.S. President Gerald Ford, who is buried with...
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Key Stats for Master Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Master Electrician Salaries



National Average


Project Management

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits