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Electrician salary in Texas

How much does an Electrician make in Texas?

Average base salary

$23.78
arrow down9%
below national average
Overtime
$8,000per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a electrician is $23.78 per hour in Texas and $8,000 overtime per year.1.4k salaries reported, updated at June 23, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Texas

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 Texas

  1. Homee
    4.2star
    27 reviews17 salaries reported
    $62.88per hour
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Highest paying cities for Electricians in Texas

  1. Odessa, TX
    $28.30 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Amarillo, TX
    $25.42 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $25.34 per hour
    140 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $25.24 per hour
    101 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $25.15 per hour
    60 salaries reported
  3. Fort Worth, TX
    $24.77 per hour
    64 salaries reported
  1. Corpus Christi, TX
    $23.54 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $23.15 per hour
    164 salaries reported
  3. Midland, TX
    $23.11 per hour
    15 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 skill

High Voltageearn +27.57% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 44.11% since 2018. Electricians with this skill earn +27.57% more than the average base salary, which is $23.78 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
2012236increase by 236
2013659increase by 179.24%
20141186increase by 79.97%
2015672decrease by 43.34%
2016612decrease by 8.93%
2017600decrease by 1.96%
2018739increase by 23.17%
2019413decrease by 44.11%

Top companies hiring Electricians with the recommended skill

Zachry Group
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Top certifications
MSHA Certification
+21.73%salary
Top licenses
Electrical License
+19.31%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
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 Texas?

Industrial Electrician

819 job openings

Average $25.20 per hour

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