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Electrician salary in Maine

How much does an Electrician make in Maine?

Average base salary

$25.14
same
as national average
Overtime
$9,438per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a electrician is $25.14 per hour in Maine and $9,438 overtime per year.186 salaries reported, updated at November 23, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in Maine

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Electricians in Maine

  1. Mister Sparky
    3.3star
    97 reviews78 salaries reported
    $52.11per hour
  2. $41.37per hour
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Highest paying cities for Electricians near Maine

  1. Portland, ME
    $25.50 per hour
    25 salaries reported
  2. Lewiston, ME
    $23.74 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  3. Kittery, ME
    $23.63 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  1. Biddeford, ME
    $23.40 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  2. Scarborough, ME
    $23.28 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  3. East Boothbay, ME
    $23.00 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Bath, ME
    $22.79 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Sanford, ME
    $22.73 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Waterville, ME
    $22.65 per hour
    23 salaries reported
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Where can an Electrician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Electricians

Most recommended certification

MSHA Certification

(earn +21.73% more)

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 $25.14 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
201239increase by 39
2013167increase by 328.21%
2014522increase by 212.57%
2015109decrease by 79.12%
2016113increase by 3.67%
2017118increase by 4.42%
2018120increase by 1.69%
2019113decrease by 5.83%

Top companies hiring Electricians with the recommended certification

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Top schools offering MSHA Certification

Compliance Training Online

68 reviews
Top skills
Calibration
+59.78%salary
Top licenses
Electrical License
+19.31%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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3 jobs3
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20 jobs27
27 jobs35
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Most common benefits for Electricians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Company truck
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel card
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 9,287 ratings

60% of Electricians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Maine?

Journeyperson Electrician

2 job openings

Average $60,394 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Electrician

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