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Electrician salary in New York, NY

How much does an Electrician make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $30.76
Low $17.85
High $53.01
$9,438per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a electrician is $30.76 per hour in New York, NY and $9,438 overtime per year.129 salaries reported, updated at November 30, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

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 New York, NY

  1. Exelon
    879 reviews5 salaries reported
    $38.02per hour
  2. $30.33per hour
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Highest paying cities for Electricians near New York, NY

  1. Yonkers, NY
    $41.39 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Queens, NY
    $33.10 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $30.76 per hour
    129 salaries reported
  1. Pearl River, NY
    $29.93 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $29.15 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  3. Hicksville, NY
    $28.50 per hour
    20 salaries reported
  1. Amsterdam, NY
    $27.36 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Babylon, NY
    $26.52 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Fairport, NY
    $25.59 per hour
    5 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 $30.76 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

City of New York
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Newark Board of Education
University Hospital, Newark NJ
The Juilliard School
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Top schools offering MSHA Certification

Compliance Training Online

68 reviews
Top skills
Top licenses
Electrical License

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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3 jobs3
5 jobs5
20 jobs27
27 jobs35
593 jobs1,006
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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 New York, NY?

Journeyperson Electrician

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Average $62,470 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Electrician

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