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Salaries for

Electrician

Virginia Median
$20.25 /hr
National Median
$21.25 /hr
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Electrician Mechanic or Journeyman
Confidential | Ruther Glen, VA 3 days ago

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Confidential | Ruther Glen, VA 3 days ago

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Electrician

Electricians are responsible for working with electrical power systems. They must know how to install new systems, properly maintain existing electrical systems, and troubleshoot and repair any problems. They may specialize in residential or commercial properties, or work primarily with a particular type of system.

A typical day in the life of an electrician might include:

  • Installing new electrical systems in accordance with specifications outlined in the blueprints for a building
  • Inspecting electrical systems and components for safety and proper installation
  • Identifying problems with existing electrical systems, such as wiring issues or broken fixtures
  • Replacing wires and repairing other electrical problems.

Salaries for

Electrician

Virginia Median
$20.25 /hr
National Median
$21.25 /hr
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Recent Jobs Posted

Electrician Mechanic or Journeyman
Confidential | Ruther Glen, VA 3 days ago

Electrician Top Helper
Confidential | Ruther Glen, VA 3 days ago

Marine Electrician
Central Radio Company Inc | Norfolk, VA 4 hours ago

ELECTRICAL / ELECTRICIAN CAREER TRAINING - LOCAL ELECTRICAL TRAINING AVAILABLE
My Electrical Career | Arlington, VA 4 hours ago

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Electrician
Bakersfield, CA
$28.75 /hr
Chicago, IL
$25.00 /hr
Los Angeles, CA
$24.00 /hr
Indianapolis, IN
$23.00 /hr
Denver, CO
$21.75 /hr
San Diego, CA
$21.25 /hr
Houston, TX
$20.25 /hr
Dallas, TX
$19.25 /hr
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day in the life of an electrician might include:

  • Installing new electrical systems in accordance with specifications outlined in the blueprints for a building
  • Inspecting electrical systems and components for safety and proper installation
  • Identifying problems with existing electrical systems, such as wiring issues or broken fixtures
  • Replacing wires and repairing other electrical problems.

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The typical average pay for an electrician is $21.25 per year. Experience plays a major role in the salary for this field. Those with the most years on the job have the highest earnings.