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Electrician

Electricians install and maintain the electrical and power systems in new and existing structures. The complex wiring, outlets, switches and circuit breakers that turn on lights, charge phones and even keep large factories running are the handiwork of electricians.

SALARY BREAKDOWN

AVERAGE

$69,303

ANNUAL

$33.32

HOURLY

*Average base salary does not include overtime, per diem or other incentives.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Building and Construction
  • Administration and Management
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Design

SKILLS

  • Troubleshooting
  • Repairing
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Near Vision
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Oral Comprehension


TOP EXPECTED DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


EDUCATION/TRAINING PROGRAM RECOMMENDATIONS



CURRENT AVAILABLE & PROJECTED JOBS

5,185

Current Available Jobs

526,072

Projected job openings through 2030



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