Career Outlook for Electricians

Also known as:  Chief Electrician, Control Electrician, Electrical Maintenance Worker, Electrical Sign Wirer, House Wirer, Licensed Electrician, Lighting Fixture Installer, Marine Electrician, Master Electrician, Solar Photovoltaic Electrician
The overall job outlook for Electrician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 11.69 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.95 percent per year. Demand for Electricians is expected to go up, with an expected 263,140 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.39 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Electricians in the following states
California 44,130
Texas 43,340
New York 33,490
Florida 27,810
Illinois 22,940
Pennsylvania 20,770
Ohio 20,270
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Electricians
Virgin Islands 130
Guam 460
Vermont 970
District of Columbia 1,240
Rhode Island 1,520
South Dakota 1,550
Delaware 1,580