$54,010.00 per year
Employment Change, 2017-2022*
Number of Jobs, 2016*
High school diploma or equivalent
Job Outlook, 2017-2022*
*Data is specific to the Southeast Texas region.
Percent change in employment, projected 2017-2022
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the Targeted Occupations List for Southeast Texas
What Electricians Do
Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.
Although most electricians learn through an apprenticeship, some start out by attending a technical school. Most states require electricians to be licensed. For more information, contact your local or state electrical licensing board.
Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of Electricians with
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition and ONETOnline