November 16, 2023
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How Much Money Does an Electrician Make?

How much money does an electrician make? 

Electricians earn an average annual base salary of $65,398, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $31.44/hour.  

These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest 10% of electricians earned more than $98,720 annually.  

Electricians install and maintain the electrical and power systems in new and existing structures. To learn more about electricians, check out our electrician career page.