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Install and repair electrical wiring in homes and businesses.

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Above the statewide median
$38.50 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  9.1%    Read more about outlook


Vocational training is typically required.

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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