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How much does an Electrician make in San Francisco Bay Area, CA?

Average base salary
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10 salaries reported, updated at May 22, 2020
$35.65
per hour
The average salary for a electrician is $35.65 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, CA and $9,375 overtime per year.
44% higher
than national average
Additional compensation
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Overtime
$9,375
per year
Most common benefits
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off

Salaries by years of experience in San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Salaries by years of experience in San Francisco Bay Area, CA

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for electricians

Most recommended certification

MSHA Certificationdimension-trending-icon

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 $35.65 per hour.

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License categories:
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+12.38%
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Most common benefits for Electricians

  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Referral program
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k)

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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