Build your future as an electrician

There is a shortage of electricians and an abundance of available jobs. Companies are eager to find people like you to fill these rolls.

A day in the life:

If you commit to a career as an electrician, you can expect to do these tasks on any given day.

$28.87 hourly, $60,040 annual

Plan layout and installation of wiring, equipment, or fixtures based on job specifications and local codes.

Test electrical systems or continuity of circuits using testing devices like ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes.

Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, adjustments, or repairs to ensure safety and code compliance.

Electricians make a good living. The most recent national average wages in are:


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Things to think about:

When considering a career as an electrician, there are some things you should consider first.

Staying detail oriented while working independently

Working with your hands and days spent on your feet

Interacting face-to-face with others on a daily basis

Working in a loud environment with protective gear

Information was sourced from ONet unless otherwise stated

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