Electricity is necessary to fuel practically everything around us. Someone that can install, inspect, diagnose, and repair electrical systems is highly valued

Average Salary

  • $56,111
  • $25.40
POTENTIAL Additional Compensation
$8,109/yr Overtime and Bonuses
  • Residential Electrician
  • Solar Technician
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Cabling Electrician
  • Master Electrician
  • Electrotechnical Panel Builder

What You’ll Need

You can find opportunities for education that emphasize classroom instruction or hands-on learning, depending on which suits your needs:

Technical/Trade/Vocational School: Prepares you for a specific career. Some place more emphasis on hands-on learning vs. classroom instruction.

Community College: Generally, offers a broader education, with the possibility of working toward earning a bachelor’s degree.

Registered Apprenticeship Program: Start earning a competitive wage right away as you gain knowledge from on-the-job experience and related training.


  • Problem-Solver

  • Tech-Savvy

  • Versatile

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Independent

Potential Benefits

*Benefits depend on the specific job and may vary.
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Loan Repayment Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Relocation Assistance

I’m Ready to Advance My Career

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