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Electrician Overview

Electricians are an integral part of any new construction project, and they are also necessary when it comes to keeping existing structures safe. Electricians are responsible for installing the wiring of an electrical system, maintaining these systems, testing the safety of the electrical components and troubleshooting about related problems. Electricians may work in homes under construction, residential home remodels or even in large commercial buildings and factories, and they often work side by side with plumbers, framing carpenters and painters.

Electrician Educational Requirements

In order to secure a job as an electrician, it is typically required that applicants have at least a high school diploma. However, a college degree is not necessary for most positions within the field. Instead, many electricians attend a technical school for certification, or they may enter into an apprenticeship program and work alongside an experienced electrician for several years of training. After completing a technical school program or an apprenticeship program, electricians need to pass a state exam in order to be fully licensed.

Electrician Job Market

Between 2012 and 2022, the job market for electricians in the United States is forecast to rise by 20 percent, which is higher than average for occupations in the country. The total amount of electricians predicted to be employed in 2022 is 698,200, which is 100,000 more than are currently employed. This translates to an annual increase of electrician jobs by 22,460, which is great news for aspiring electricians or anyone considering this career path for their future.

Electrician Salary

The median pay for an electrician is $49,840. However, it is important to note that electrician apprentices can earn substantially less, and those with experience in the field can earn twice as much in some locations. Factors that can influence the salary of an electrician include whether they specialize in residential or commercial work, whether they are freelance employers or they work for a large electrical firm, whether they live in an urban area or a rural location and how much experience they have in the field.

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An engineering and construction client has an immediate need for a Master Electrician to be responsible for observation and surveillance of the electrical trades of a project in the Palo Alto, CA area. This is a permanent / direct hire opportunity. Local candidates highly preferred. Responsibilities for the Electrician Perform observation and surveillance of assigned construction projects. Revi...
- E L E C T R I C I A N S - J O U R N E Y M E N - A P P R E N T I C E S - L E A D M A N - F O R E M A N Terry’s Electric, Inc. is a family owned company that has provided Central Florida with an array of electrical services for over 35 years. We’ve always strived to provide safe electrical systems, from our family to yours, and that goal remains our focus. We proudly serve Osceola, Orange, Polk,...
Licensed Electricians Non-Licensed Electricians Exp. Apprentices We are hiring for Charleston SC & surrounding area M.C. Dean is the nation’s premier electrical design-build firm that offers strong pay and benefit packages. Please apply at: www.mcdean.com EOEMinorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled VEVRRA Contractor...
ELECTRICIAN E-2/ELECTRICIANS HELPERS- Industrial, Commercial, Residential. Benefits, Vacation, 401K. Immediate openings for the right candidate. Must have drivers license, reliable transportation and desire to work. 860-354-1700. Email *****...
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. Must be open to working OT. Requirements for the Electrician High School diploma o...
A leader in mini-mill steel production is seeking an electrician for their location in St. Paul, MN. The primary function of the Electrician is to install, repair, construct, adjust, modify and service all types of electrical and electric equipment. Must have heavy industrial manufacturing experience. Responsibilities for the Electrician The Electrician should have experience working with wiring...
TRI-LAKES ELECTRIC - Has an opening for an Experienced Electrician & Electricians helper, Please apply in person at 13023 N. State Hwy 7, Climax Springs, Mo. 573-347-9827...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Industrial Electrician Omaha, NE Contract Unspecified Apply Apply Industrial Electrician Omaha, NE Contract Unspecified Apply Job Details Industrial Electrician - Electrician - PLC - AC/DC - Maintenance - Manufacturing Environment If you are an Industrial Electrician with 1+ years' experience, ...
Company Description BALTIMORE’S PREMIER ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR For over 30 years and two generations, Clinton Electric has been the premier electrical contractor in the Greater Baltimore area. Since 1969, we have taken great pride in providing excellent electrical service to over 50,000 loyal customers in the Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Harford County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County an...
CBMI Electrical Division Hawthorne, CA
New apartment buildings. Provide 4 years minimum verifiable electrician experience. Must be able to troubleshoot residential apartment wiring problems. Must be resilient and a team player. Must be a creative, aggressive self-starter. Able to work long hours if required. Must have legal authorization to work in the US. Pass drug and background tests. Pay is commensurate with experience. To...
National Louisville, KY
We are seeking well qualified and experienced journeyman electricians for industrial job sites in KENTUCKY. Job is estimated to last 2 months,50-60 hours per week. Salary will be $17/hr $50 a day per diem for Electricians Candidates must be willing to start immediately Please DO NOT APPLY, if you are not willing to accept the terms above. The successful candidates must have the appropriate ex...
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The work for which you are applying may involve one or more of the following job requirements: 1. lifting, pushing, pulling or extending above the head items weighing 60 pounds or more 2. lifting, bending & turning at the waist simultaneously 3. standing and/or walking at least four hours continuously 4. operating various types of mechanical equipment and machinery 5. expo...
Fort Dearborn Niles, IL
Maintain plant and production equipment. Performs daily, weekly, and monthly checks. Performs PM services according to Computer based work order system. Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical equipment problems. Determines cause of failure and required repairs. Fill out all paperwork necessary with ISO/Quality systems Maintain the maintenance area and all work and repair areas in a clean, neat ...
Outsource San Antonio, TX
JOB DESCRIPTION Outsource is currently hiring licensed Journeyman Electricians and Experienced Apprentices with commercial and industrial experience. Candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP as we have an urgent need in San Antonio. If you know of anyone else that is qualified and looking, please feel free to pass along my contact information. We do offer $250 dollar referral bonuses for the place...
Express Employment Professionals Carrollton, GA
Job Duties: Bend and install conduit Pull electrical wire through conduit Install panels, light fixtures, transformers, and other electrical devices Load and unload trucks Must be able to work from a ladder or scaffold Read and interpret blueprints, plans, sketches, codes, and specifications and make modifications to plans as required Layout walls for slab rough-in Layout conduit racks for...
Apollo Electric Cincinnati, OH
Apollo Electric, Inc. in Cincinnati is looking for BOTH an Experienced Journeyman / Electrician AND an Electrician's Helper in the Industrial, Commercial and Residential Electric Service Fields. Contact APOLLO ELECTRIC at 513.860.4490 or email resume ASAP at ***** !!!...
IES communication Norfolk, NE
Responsibilities: Description - Apprentice Electricians IES Commercial, Inc has openings for apprentice electricians with commercial and industrial experience in the Norfolk and NE areas. Requirements - 1 to 2 years experience as apprentice electrician Must be able to assist with all electrical construction: bending, climbing, lifting, assisting with wire pulls, able to work off of all type...
Eco-Staff Austin, TX
Currently looking for Apprentice and Journeyman electricians with commercial experience. All candidates must have the following in order to be considered for the position. Apprentice Electrician - Must have at least 6 months or more work experience in a commercial environment Must have experience running/bending conduit, pulling wire, installing plugs, switches and lighting. Must also have a c...
Defender Boston, MA
--We are looking to hire licensed electricians to install home automation systems. If you currently hold a Class D or higher electrical license from the state of MA, we want to talk to you. We offer competitive wages as well as benefits. This is a unique opportunity in a rapidly growing industry. Compensation & Benefits - Licensed Electrician - Electrician - Journeyman Electrician - Journeyman: ...
Grow Electric, Inc. Lexington, SC
We need to hire (1) Residential Electrician & (1) Residential Helper for full time positions immediately. Residential Electrician must have at least 5 years residential experience. Residential Helper must have a least one year residential experience. Both positions require applicants to have all hand tools & cordless drill. They must also have a hard hat, work boots, gloves to meet our safety prog...

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