Electrician salary in California
How much does an Electrician make in California?
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The average salary for a electrician is $29.72 per hour in California and $9,375 overtime per year.
Salaries by years of experience in California
Best-paid skills and qualifications for electricians
The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 5.83% since 2018. Electricians with this certification earn +21.73% more than the average base salary, which is $29.72 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2012||39||increase by 39|
|2013||167||increase by 328.21%|
|2014||522||increase by 212.57%|
|2015||109||decrease by 79.12%|
|2016||113||increase by 3.67%|
|2017||118||increase by 4.42%|
|2018||120||increase by 1.69%|
|2019||113||decrease by 5.83%|
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60% of Electricians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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