Electrician salary in Washington State

How much does an Electrician make in Washington State?

558 salaries reported, updated at October 12, 2021
$32.15
per hour

The average salary for a electrician is $32.15 per hour in Washington State and $10,000 overtime per year.

27% higher
than national average
Overtime
$10,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Loan repayment program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
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Salaries by years of experience in Washington State

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for electricians

Most recommended skill

High Voltage

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 $32.15 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%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Calibration
+59.78%
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Air Brake
+20.04%
5Company icon
High Voltage
+27.57%
27Company icon
Low Voltage
+18.81%
35Company icon
Programmable Logic Controllers
+6.93%
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MSHA Certification
+21.73%
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Electrical License
+19.31%
756 jobs
1,347Company icon
Electrician Apprentice
+21.24%
38 jobs
109Company icon
Journeyman Electrician
+15.34%
245 jobs
460Company icon
Master Electrician
+12.38%
179 jobs
269Company icon
Journeyman License
+7.09%
429 jobs
772Company icon

Most common benefits for Electricians

  • Loan repayment program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Dental insurance
  • Referral program
  • Life insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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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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