Apprentice Electrician salary in United States

How much does an Apprentice Electrician make in the United States?

7.5k salaries reported, updated at December 1, 2021
$18.31
per hour

The average salary for a apprentice electrician is $18.31 per hour in the United States and $6,000 overtime per year.

Overtime
$6,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Referral program
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for apprentice electricians

Most recommended license

Journeyman License

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 17.57% since 2018. Apprentice Electricians with this license earn +17.62% more than the average base salary, which is $18.31 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
2012104increase by 104
2013102decrease by 1.92%
2014106increase by 3.92%
2015116increase by 9.43%
2016135increase by 16.38%
201798decrease by 27.41%
201874decrease by 24.49%
201961decrease by 17.57%

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Most common benefits for Apprentice Electricians

  • Referral program
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health savings account
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 5,322 ratings

55% of Apprentice electricians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Is it worth choosing apprentice electrician as a career?

It is worth being an apprentice electrician as it is one of the highest-paid skilled trades and there are opportunities to learn new skills consistently.

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