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Electricians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $33.36
Statewide median: $23.00

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Electricians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$21.00 $27.93 $36.99
Minnesota
$25.73 $33.36 $41.31
Central Minnesota
$22.06 $30.99 $38.63
Northeast Minnesota
$29.46 $33.84 $38.46
Northwest Minnesota
$23.72 $29.12 $34.68
Southeast Minnesota
$22.03 $32.57 $38.70
Southwest Minnesota
$21.70 $27.60 $34.13
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$27.70 $36.59 $45.35

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 9,840 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Electricians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 11,760 new Electricians to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Electricians
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
  2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 715,400 789,500 74,100 10.4%
  2020 2030 Number Percent
Minnesota 10,248 11,081 833 8.1%
  2018 2028 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 1,858 2,086 228 12.3%
Northeast Minnesota 611 617 6 1%
Northwest Minnesota 1,253 1,368 115 9.2%
Southeast Minnesota 1,154 1,279 125 10.8%
Southwest Minnesota 991 1,121 130 13.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,909 6,437 528 8.9%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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