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Electricians Build California

North/Central California

Average yearly earnings

$47k - $77k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Southern California

Average yearly earnings

$48k - $81k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Bay Area California

Average yearly earnings

$50k - $88k

When you work beyond your scheduled 8-hour shift, you’ll receive overtime pay for those hours at a higher rate. Benefits of employment can include health, dental, and vision insurance, a retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, and educational stipends to learn new skills. These perks can be valued at thousands of dollars annually.
+ overtime & benefits
Build California - Electricians

Electricians

Install and repair electrical wiring that provides power to homes and businesses.


AVERAGE WAGE

$24/hour +

Apprentice

$42/hour +

Journeyperson


Demand through 2026 : High

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • High School Diploma or GED High School Diploma or GED
  • +5 YEARS ON-THE-JOB TRAINING +5 YEARS ON-THE-JOB TRAINING
  • + OTHER REQUIREMENTS + OTHER REQUIREMENTS

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Residential electricians set up and service wiring, outlets, and circuit breakers in homes and apartments.

Commercial electricians work in office buildings, stores, and restaurants.

Industrial electricians specialize in high-voltage machinery used in factories, power plants, and shipyards.

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