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Electricians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $28.90
Statewide median: $18.65

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Electricians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.75 $24.90 $32.82
Minnesota
$20.36 $28.90 $35.01
Central Minnesota
$19.78 $26.14 $31.57
Northeast Minnesota
$26.18 $31.32 $35.28
Northwest Minnesota
$18.12 $22.46 $27.71
Southeast Minnesota
$23.51 $29.34 $34.04
Southwest Minnesota
$17.71 $22.59 $27.66
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$21.19 $31.64 $36.46

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 10,400 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Electricians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

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

There will be a need for about 3,790 new Electricians to meet market demand between 2012-2022. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Electricians
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 583,500 698,200 114,700 19.7%
Minnesota 10,857 12,597 1,740 16%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 1,446 1,618 172 11.9%
Northeast Minnesota 952 959 7 0.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,561 6,812 1,251 22.5%
Southwest Minnesota 885 925 40 4.5%
Northwest Minnesota 1,090 1,126 36 3.3%
Southeast Minnesota 923 1,102 179 19.4%


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