Salary for Helpers--Electricians

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Also known as:  Electrical Sign Wirer Helper, Electrician's Assistant, House Wirer Helper, Marine Electrician Helper, Stage Electrician Helper, Utilities Ground Worker helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 Helpers--Electrician gets an average compensation that can range from $24,280 to $50,050 based on the level of experience. will normally receive average salaries of thirty-five thousand four hundred and fourty dollars on an annual basis.

can get the best pay in Idaho, which has wages of about $48,520. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Public Administration, which has a compensation of $53,020.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 40.78 percent nationwide in that time.


Helpers--Electricians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Health Care and Social Assistance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Wholesale Trade
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation