Electrician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Electrician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Illinois $88,900
District of Columbia $80,160
Oregon $80,160
Hawaii $78,600
Alaska $78,070
New York $76,960
Washington $76,710
Virgin Islands, U.S. $76,610
Massachusetts $75,990
New Jersey $72,600
California $71,140
Minnesota $64,120
Wisconsin $62,590
Indiana $62,260
Connecticut $62,210
North Dakota $62,000
Michigan $61,930
Nevada $61,630
Pennsylvania $61,630
Wyoming $61,260
Montana $61,170
Rhode Island $60,760
Maryland $60,250
Missouri $60,210
New Hampshire $59,820
West Virginia $59,800
Iowa $59,430
Colorado $59,380
Ohio $59,380
Maine $58,980
Virginia $57,850
Oklahoma $52,250
Utah $50,580
Louisiana $50,100
New Mexico $49,820
Kansas $49,670
Georgia $49,490
Mississippi $48,940
Texas $48,590
Tennessee $48,500
Kentucky $48,450
Idaho $48,420
Nebraska $48,370
South Dakota $48,370
Arizona $48,200
Vermont $48,160
Delaware $47,990
Florida $47,750
South Carolina $47,590
North Carolina $47,310
Alabama $47,040
Arkansas $46,180
Guam $37,880
Puerto Rico $28,580

How do electrician salaries compare to similar careers?

Electricians earn about the same as related careers in Illinois. On average, they make less than architects but more than plasterers.

Career Median Salary
Architect salary $80K
Pipefitter salary $95K
Plumber salary $95K
Ironworker salary $86K
Brickmason salary $83K
Electrician salary $89K
Marine electrician salary $81K
Cement mason salary $76K
Building inspector salary $66K
Plasterer salary $76K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)