Salary for Electrician Helpers

Also known as:  Electrical Sign Wirer Helper, Electrician's Assistant, House Wirer Helper, Marine Electrician Helper, Stage Electrician Helper, Utilities Ground Worker


These employees handle the most basic tasks that need to be completed by electricians. Their work is very strenuous as they often have to work with dangerous tools in adverse weather conditions. They are also subject to injuries more often than those who choose other careers because of the often dangerous work environments they face. Almost all of these workers learn their trade through short-term on-site job training. To become an electrician's helper, no education is required. Most employers do not typically require a high school diploma or GED.

A Electrician Helper will usually earn salaries of between 16000 and 24000 based on tenure level. Helpers--Electricians earn an average salary of Twenty Eight Thousand dollars on an annual basis.

Helpers--Electricians are compensated at the highest average salary in Alaska, where they can earn average wages of close to about $45600. They receive the highest pay in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they can get average compensation of $48040.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 12.37 percent nationwide in that time.
Electrician Helpers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $48,040
Health Care and Social Assistance $47,060
Management of Companies and Enterprises $34,130
Educational Services $32,350
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $30,960
Wholesale Trade $30,850
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Manufacturing $26,570
Other Services (except Public Administration) $26,610
Construction $27,930
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $28,400
Utilities $29,140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $30,250