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How much does a Journeyman Electrician make in the United States?

Average base salary
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9.8k salaries reported, updated at Sep 18, 2020
$27.69
per hour

The average salary for a journeyman electrician is $27.69 per hour in the United States and $10,500 overtime per year.

Additional compensation

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Overtime
$10,500
per year

Most common benefits

  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for journeyman electricians

Most recommended certification

OSHA 10dimension-trending-icon

earn +9.12% more

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 79.37% since 2018. Journeyman Electricians with this certification earn +9.12% more than the average base salary, which is $27.69 per hour.

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+9.58%
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+36.37%
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+14.14%
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+10.43%
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+8.32%
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Journeyman License
+8.81%
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Most common benefits for Journeyman Electricians

  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Paid sick time
  • Fuel discount
  • AD&D insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,304 ratings

67% of Journeyman electricians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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How can a journeyman electrician earn more income?

A journeyman electrician can earn more income by:

  • Getting certifications
  • Being promoted
  • Looking for new opportunities in other organizations
  • Changing specialties
  • Starting an own venture
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