Electricians

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

Sample of reported job titles: Control Electrician, Industrial Electrician, Inside Wireman, Maintenance Electrician, Mechanical Trades Specialist, Wireman

Hourly Wages

MeanEntry LevelExperienced
$21.72$13.20$25.98


Education: Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.

Related Experience: Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.

Job Training: Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.


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