Electricians are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Electricians was $56,808 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Electricians by wage are Pumping station operators, Construction & building inspectors, and Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers.
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, and 28 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Electricians are Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest PUMA, NY, St. Mary's & Calvert Counties PUMA, MD, and Joliet & Troy Townships PUMA, IL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Electricians are Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest PUMA, NY, Tooele & Box Elder Counties PUMA, UT, and Joliet & Troy Townships PUMA, IL.