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Total Workforce
748,837
Average Age
41.4
Estimated Job Growth
13.7%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$51,865
Average Male Salary
$51,959
Average Female Salary
$47,671

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Electricians and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Electricians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Electricians, by average wage, is Paperboard container manufacturing. Electricians are paid most in Springfield (South), West Springfield & Franconia PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Jackson County PUMA, MS.

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Wage Distribution

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Industries by Share

Diversity

Demographic information on Electricians in the US. The average age of male Electricians in the workforce is 41.4 and of female Electricians is 41.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Electricians is White.

Gender Composition

Race & Ethnicity

Age by Gender

Education

Data on higher education choices for Electricians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Electricians is Engineering but a relatively high number of Electricians hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

Majors

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Electricians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Electricians need many skills, but most especially Troubleshooting, Critical Thinking, and Installation. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Electricians need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Electricians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Electricians are expected to see a growth of 13.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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