Electricians are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Electricians was $52,729 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Electricians by wage are Biological technicians, Brokerage clerks, and Industrial & refractory machinery mechanics.
Electricians are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners
The top 3 locations that employ the most Electricians are Glades & Western Communities PUMA, FL, Germantown & Montgomery Village PUMA, MD, and Skagit, Island & San Juan Counties PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Electricians are Glades & Western Communities PUMA, FL, Walton, Morgan & Jasper Counties PUMA, GA, and Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area (West) PUMA, LA.