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Electrician Job Overview

More than 519,000 people across the country work as electricians. The duties of this important job include working with wiring and electrical systems to make sure they are working safely and properly. The job also includes working on public projects, such as installing and repairing streetlights, fixing industrial intercom systems and working on commercial buildings to make sure the electrical work is done according to local and national safety codes.

Electricians can specialize in a specific area, such as working with motion picture or television studios to provide the lighting, or working in industrial settings. Those with experience in management can also work as electrical contractors, who oversee electricians on the construction job site. Electrical engineers design electrical layouts for buildings.

Electrician Job Education Requirements

An electrician at journeyman status must complete a program that lasts about four years. This program will include detailed safety information about working with live wires, along with training on how to correctly wire a variety of different fixtures and equipment. The programs usually require at least a high school diploma, and entrants must be at least 18 years old. Technical schools may also offer electrician programs, although these don't include an apprenticeship, so they won't provide as much hands-on training.

Electrician Job Market

According to statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, electrician jobs will grow by almost 20 percent by 2022, which will add more than 224,000 openings. Since there are many buildings around the country that have outdated electrical systems and wiring, these will need rewiring services to meet new codes. As energy sources continue to transition, electricians play a vital role in transferring the energy to a switch and plug that people can use in their homes and businesses. Electricians may also want to go into more specialized and related roles like cable supervisor.

Electrician Job Salary Information

The median wage for electricians in the United States was $49,480 in 2012. Those in the highest range of pay made around $80,000 per year, while the lower end was closer to $30,000. Those who earn the most income usually work for motion picture studios and natural gas plants, where the work requires more physical labor and longer hours. Electricians working in bigger cities earn higher wages, as well those working in remote areas, such as cities in Alaska.

Those who specialize in a specific area of electrical work can usually earn more money as well. Electrician apprentices usually earn about 30-50 percent less than a fully trained electrician.
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Electrician Apprentice, 2nd Year Electrician Apprentice - Electrical and Construction Service provider seeks a 2nd Year Electrician Apprentice to work at their facility in Colorado Springs. Your main responsibilities will include new commercial construction and tenant finish work. You will also be installing fire alarms and HVAC controls. You will be working under the director of the foreman and ...
Industrial Electrician - Chicago, IL - Leading supplier of specialty steel and forgings seeks to hire Industrial Electricians to support the strong demand for their products. The successful candidate will be an experienced Electrician with solid troubleshooting, maintenance and repair background in heavy industry. Requirements for the Electrician High School diploma or GED 3+ experience in heav...
Company Confidential Cadiz, OH, 43907
ELECTRICIANS Local electrical contractor is hiring electricians, electrician helpers and laborers. Send resume to: Box 4792 The Times Leader 200 S. 4th St. Martins Ferry, OH 43935 provided by The Martins Ferry Times-Leader...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Electrician Technician Muskegon, MI Full-Time Unspecified Apply Apply Electrician Technician Muskegon, MI Full-Time Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Electrician with experience, please read on! We are looking for a licensed Journeyman Electrician who has industrial manufacturing plant...
Low Volt Electrician, Electrician - Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Construction company seeks 2 Full Time, Low Volt Electricians to work in Denver, Co. Your main responsibilities will include new commercial construction and tenant finish work. You will also be installing fire alarms and HVAC controls. These are full-time, temp-to-hire positions where you will earn a competitive salary, b...
Electricians wanted Journeyman & Apprentice Apply in person at Live Systems 2126 Hamilton Rd Ste 490, Argyle Office number 940-387-2159...
Electrician and Electrician Helpers – Tuscaloosa, AL Getting It Done At Labor Ready Everyone likes to feel pride in their work. At Labor Ready, we make that happen. We have opportunities right now for hardworking people looking for a reliable paycheck. You can find flexible assignments in construction, manufacturing, retail, warehousing, events, hospitality, waste, restoration and auto services....
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. About CertainTeed Through the respo...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. About CertainTeed Through the respo...
Adecco is currently assisting a local client in recruiting for a Electrician and Maintenance Electrician job in Wyoming. These positions are both direct hire opportunities. Responsibilities include: Construct and Maintain all Electrical Systems in Safe Working Condition Perform and Oversee Maintenance and Construction Trouble Shoot and Repair Electrical Systems Other duties assigned by the Ma...
SOLAR COMPANY IN SEARCH OF A JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN. Join one of the country's premier solar integrators installing systems on homes and businesses throughout Massachusetts. Qualified candidates will join one of the fastest growing fields in construction. There is a lot of room to grow within our organization for those bring the utmost work ethic, responsibility and commitment. Join our family.Re...
URS Corporation Cleveland, OH, 44114
Education/Experience Requirements: • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college or technical school • Ten (10) years related experience and/or training • Master Electricians License or Journeymen • Equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must maintain a valid state driver license and be qualified to operate government general-purpose vehicles. • Ability to rea...
City of Redondo Beach Redondo Beach, CA
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions This posting is accepting applications for both Electrician and Electrician Leadworker. Salary Ranges: Electrician: $4,535 - $5,244 per month Electrician Leadworker: $4,885 - $5,594 per month This recruitment will be open until filled. The first application screening will take place on May 28th. Please apply ASAP for first consideration. Work at ...
Electricians and Electrician Helpers compensation: Pay depends on experience. Looking for electricians and electrician helpers. Local electrical contractor now accepting resumes for projects in Clarksville and the Middle TN area. Electricians need 4+ years' commercial experience preferred and 4 years of an accredited electrical trade school. Helpers need to have a high school diploma or GED and ...
Well established Company seeking experienced Electrician to travel with crew in the state of Florida. Company provides electrical maintenance, repair, and rewiring for commercial buildings. They take pride in offering efficient and high quality service! This company offers full time schedule and permanent employment. Absolutely no lay offs! Immediate Hire! Work out of the Orlando area with a crew...
Knoxville based company is seeking a mechanical electrician and journeyman electrician for several contract positions. These positions can be 6-8 months in length. Must have 2 years prior experience. Great benefits and excellent pay. Wages start at $20.00 per hour. You will get 40-55 hours per week. Please send resume. The position starts next week!!!!! Must have own hand tools Clean cut Able t...
Electricians and Electricians Helpers Needed. We are hiring electricians for a Theme park project in TAMPA, FL -40hours a week. -The project is longer term -Pay is from 12.00 to 16.00 an Hr. Requirements Include: 1. At least 2+ yrs verifiable commercial experience. 2. Must have reliable transportation. 3. Must own proper tools and PPE gear. 4. Must have a valid driver’s license and 2 form...
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Fort Wayne, IN, 46801
Inspects services and maintains diesel locomotives in accordance with federal and company regulations, diagnoses diesel engine malfunctions and makes indicated repairs using hand tools, measuring instruments and sometimes machine tools. May assemble, repair and fabricate metal parts operating mechanical equipment. May be required to qualify as a shop service locomotive engineer in accordance with ...
State of Oregon Eugene, OR, 97401
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions Position Summary ODOT14-0400oc – Eugene This position is with the ODOT Region 2 Electrical Unit, which maintains traffic signal and highway illumination systems that include five tunnels, four drawbridges, approximately 310 signalized intersections, 348 flashing beacons, and 3,800 units of highway illumination. The purpose of this permanent, full-time...
Currently hiring an experienced commercial electrician for a hospital project. Knowledge of bending pipe and running wire a must. Must have all appropriate hand tools for the trade. Commercial Journeyman Electricians,Journeyman Electrician,Electrician,Journeyman Electricians,Licensed Electricians...

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