International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Reviews

Updated May 4, 2021

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers International President Ed Hill
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84 Ratings
Pros
  • "Pay and Benefits make it extremely worth it(in 37 reviews)

  • "Great benefits great people good place(in 19 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Hazing of the apprentices is the norm(in 6 reviews)

  • "No vacation time an pay sucks as an apprentice but benefits are good(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Only way to go

      Apr 28, 2021 - Student in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      pay, benefits, comradery, hours, education and training

      Cons

      Construction industry can be inconsistent work.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good pay

      Apr 22, 2021 - Low Voltage Technician in Las Vegas, NV
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Union takes care of you and family members and best benefits

      Cons

      Temporary work lasting six months to an year

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Poor

      May 4, 2021 - Apprentice Electrician in Augusta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, pay, pension, insurance, training

      Cons

      Hours worked, jerk journeyman, working like a slave, long grind for better pay,

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great

      Apr 16, 2021 - Electrician in Louisville, KY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits brotherhood retirement livable wage

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      I work as an electrician

      Apr 11, 2021 - Apprentice Electrician in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy work fun to do and easy money

      Cons

      Long days work can be long

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Cw3

      Apr 7, 2021 - Apprentice Electrician in East Moline, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great career and benefits provided you get into the apprenticeship.

      Cons

      Electricians are a bunch of primma donnas. Honestly all union works are the same

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Plenty of work

      Apr 6, 2021 - Journeyman Electrician in Des Moines, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits and wages are the best in the industry.

      Cons

      None that I can think of.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Career and Trade

      Apr 2, 2021 - Electrician in Saint Paul, MN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work!! I highly recommend

      Cons

      I currently do not see or experience any cons

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Pay and Benefits

      Mar 20, 2021 - Journeyman Electrician in Waterloo, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employer paid health insurance, employer funded 401k, employer funded pension. Over $41 an hour total package. Work your mind and your body.

      Cons

      Work can be dirty, hot, cold and physically strenuous at times. No paid time off.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good career

      Mar 30, 2021 - Union Electrician in Davenport, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay and benefits You can travel if you wish.

      Cons

      Physical, hard work. Work depends on the construction climate.

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