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Install and repair electrical wiring in homes and businesses.

Electricians work with electrical equipment and systems. They make sure that work is in compliance with various codes. They may install street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

Wages $38.50 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training Vocational training is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Construction
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