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Updated May 7, 2021

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$59,086 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,447 salaries

$39K

Low

$59K

Average

$90K

High

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The national average salary for a Electrician is $59,086 in United States. Filter by location to see Electrician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,447 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Electrician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Electrician$59,086 /yr
L3
Senior Electrician$61,213 /yr
L4
Electrician IV$58,362 /yr
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$38,013

per year

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$58,829

per year

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$38,013

per year

Journeyman Electrician

$65,704

per year

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US Army
3.9

US Army

Electrician

$46,162

 /yr
Range: $23K - $72K
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$23K

$72K

$22,773 - $72,320 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Electrician

$65,482

 /yr
Range: $44K - $88K

$44K

$88K

$44,286 - $88,323 Range

Vivint Solar
3.4

Vivint Solar

Electrician

$59,035

 /yr
Range: $47K - $98K

$47K

$98K

$46,544 - $97,862 Range

SolarCity
3.3

SolarCity

Electrician

$61,868

 /yr
Range: $46K - $72K

$46K

$72K

$46,159 - $71,799 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Electrician

$49,936

 /yr
Range: $21K - $84K

$21K

$84K

$20,563 - $84,000 Range

Tesla
3.8

Tesla

Electrician - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $11 - $49

$11

$49

$11 - $49 Range

360 Industrial Services
3.3

360 Industrial Services

Electrician - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $43 - $43

$43

$43

$43 - $43 Range

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Sunrun
3.6

Sunrun

Electrician

$53,343

 /yr
Range: $41K - $107K

$41K

$107K

$40,526 - $106,686 Range

Gillmann Services
3.8

Gillmann Services

Electrician - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $21 - $46

$21

$46

$21 - $46 Range

CBRE
3.9

CBRE

Electrician

$51,862

 /yr
Range: $48K - $77K

$48K

$77K

$48,021 - $76,937 Range

Trillium Staffing
3.9

Trillium Staffing

Electrician - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $21 - $48

$21

$48

$21 - $48 Range

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
4.5

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Electrician - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $24 - $53

$24

$53

$24 - $53 Range

Benson Systems
4.1

Benson Systems

Electrician - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $33 - $35

$33

$35

$33 - $35 Range

Superior Skilled Trades
3.7

Superior Skilled Trades

Electrician - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $32

$17

$32

$17 - $32 Range

Quad
3.4

Quad

Electrician

$54,229

 /yr
Range: $51K - $70K

$51K

$70K

$51,148 - $69,754 Range

Helix Electric
3.9

Helix Electric

Electrician

$72,833

 /yr
Range: $52K - $91K

$52K

$91K

$52,192 - $90,749 Range

Georgia-Pacific
3.5

Georgia-Pacific

Electrician

$54,510

 /yr
Range: $41K - $78K

$41K

$78K

$41,176 - $77,552 Range

TSI
3.7

TSI

Electrician - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $21 - $41

$21

$41

$21 - $41 Range

Union Pacific
2.1

Union Pacific

Electrician - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $26 - $34

$26

$34

$26 - $34 Range

Kraft Heinz Company
3.4

Kraft Heinz Company

Electrician - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $26 - $63

$26

$63

$26 - $63 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Electrician salaries

The average salary for a Electrician is $59,086 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1447 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Electrician employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Electrician in United States is $90,081 per year.

The lowest salary for a Electrician in United States is $38,755 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent electrician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$100,000
per year
An Electrician in the New Iberia, LA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
New Iberia, LA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$31
hourly
An Electrician in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $31 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$50
hourly
An Electrician in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60
hourly
An Electrician in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $60 per hour
Additional Pay
$29k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Freelance
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
An Electrician in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
An Interior Communications Electrician in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$21
hourly
An Electrician in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$43,680
per year
A Maintenance Electrician in the Lake Charles, LA Area area reported making $43,680 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Lake Charles, LA Area area
 
Full-time
Hospital
$18
hourly
An Electrician in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$2,733
monthly
A Nuclear Electricians Mate Navy in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $2,733 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government