Getting Started as an Electrician

electrician career

What do Electricians do?

Electricians work in all types of settings. From a general electrician that repairs homes to much more specialized positions like fibre optic technicians and elevator install electrician. Electrician jobs tend to be more technical and less physically demanding than many other trades. With technology increasing at such a significant rate, the demand for skilled electricians is set to skyrocket.

Find an Electrician School

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Electrician Career Highlights:

  • 19.7% Growth rate
  • Varied Jobs
  • Less Physically Demanding
  • Highly Technical
  • Stable Career
  • Work with cutting edge technology

What do Electricians Make:

Entry Level: $40,000 a year

Higher Skilled (3-4 years in): $66,000 – $80,000 a year

Management: $100,000+

Types of Electrician Jobs:

  • Residential Electrician
  • Commercial Electrician
  • Journeymen
  • Master Electrician
  • Tower Climber
  • Fibre Optics Specialist
  • Data Communications
  • Elevator Install/Repair

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