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 7% less than similar careers in New York. On average, they make less than crane operators but more than tile and marble setters.

Career Median Salary
Crane operator salary $104K
Architect salary $98K
Ironworker salary $92K
Surveyor salary $77K
Electrician salary $77K
Brickmason salary $75K
Pipefitter salary $77K
Plumber salary $77K
Tile and marble setter salary $61K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)