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Electricians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   

This career: $28.64
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Electricians

Area Low Median High
U S
$14.92 $24.57 $40.80
Minnesota
$15.54 $28.64 $38.70
Central Minnesota
$15.73 $25.03 $36.60
Northeast Minnesota
$23.40 $31.56 $36.72
Northwest Minnesota
$15.13 $21.97 $32.14
Southeast Minnesota
$14.97 $26.51 $34.94
Southwest Minnesota
$15.09 $24.99 $34.06
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.43 $31.36 $41.59

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 10,220 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Electricians most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand   

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 6,260 new Electricians to meet market demand between 2010-2020. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Electricians
  Employment Employment Change
2010 2020 Number Percent
U S 577,000 710,600 133,700 23.2%
Minnesota 10,033 13,591 3,558 35.5%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 1,309 1,902 593 45.3%
Northeast Minnesota 1,020 1,195 175 17.2%
Northwest Minnesota 975 1,332 357 36.6%
Southeast Minnesota 1,116 1,553 437 39.2%
Southwest Minnesota 742 983 241 32.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,732 6,426 1,694 35.8%


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