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Electricians

Install and repair electrical wiring in homes and businesses.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$34.20 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  5.9%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects.
  • Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems.
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Job Title Examples:

Inside Wireman
Journeyman Electrician
Maintenance Electrician

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