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Electrician Salary

How much does a Electrician make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Electrician

$59,193 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$2,107 (USD)/yr

$58,471 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$2,107 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Installs, connects, tests, and sustains electrical systems for a variety of purposes, including climate control, security, and communications. Figures layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools.
The average electrician salary in United States is $59,193 or an equivalent hourly rate of $28. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,107. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$42,875 (USD)

$72,744 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$68,621 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Electrician will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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