How Much Do Electricians Helpers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Helpers of Electricians

Helpers of Electricians help electricians by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$35440 per year
Hourly wage
$17 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$24,280 to $28,160 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$12 to $14 per hour

Entry-level Helpers of Electricians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $24,280 to $28,160 per year or $12 to $14 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Helpers of Electricians to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $24 $50,050
Senior (Top 25%) $19 $40,220
Middle (Mid 50%) $16 $33,840
Junior (Bottom 25%) $14 $28,160
No experience (Bottom 10%) $12 $24,280

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
ID $23 $48,520
WA $23 $47,430
MA $22 $46,080
CT $22 $45,630
MN $21 $43,890
NY $21 $43,250
CA $21 $42,650
UT $20 $41,730
DC $19 $40,550
IA $19 $39,420

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Helper of Electrician is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like ID doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at ID might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Electricians Helpers are in the states of ID, WA, MA, CT and MN.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Local Government $53020 $25.49
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $47060 $22.63
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $44890 $21.58
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $44470 $21.38
Nonresidential Building Construction $40200 $19.33
Utility System Construction $39480 $18.98
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $39400 $18.94
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction $39220 $18.85
Support Activities for Mining $38650 $18.58
Real Estate $38510 $18.51
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills $36520 $17.56
Employment Services $36240 $17.42
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $35820 $17.22
Residential Building Construction $35810 $17.22
Facilities Support Services $35590 $17.11
Building Equipment Contractors $34710 $16.69
Management of Companies and Enterprises $34680 $16.67
Performing Arts Companies $34560 $16.62
Investigation and Security Services $33910 $16.30
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction $33630 $16.17
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing $33410 $16.06
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance $33220 $15.97
Elementary and Secondary Schools $32940 $15.84
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance $32230 $15.50
Machinery Manufacturing $32210 $15.49
Other Specialty Trade Contractors $31300 $15.05
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors $29340 $14.11
Building Finishing Contractors $29160 $14.02
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Metal Ore Mining $ $*

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