Most electrical foremen list "electrical systems," "nec," and "osha" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important electrical foreman responsibilities here:
The electrical foremen who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied electrical engineering technology and electrical and power transmission installers, while a small population of electrical foremen studied electrical engineering and business.
Once you're ready to become an electrical foreman, you should explore the companies that typically hire electrical foremen. According to electrical foreman resumes that we searched through, electrical foremen are hired the most by Integrated Service Management, Sunrun, and Moore Electrical Service. Currently, Integrated Service Management has 18 electrical foreman job openings, while there are 14 at Sunrun and 6 at Moore Electrical Service.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, electrical foremen tend to earn the biggest salaries at Moore's Electrical & Mechanical, Royal Electric, and MasTec. Take Moore's Electrical & Mechanical for example. The median electrical foreman salary is $136,185. At Royal Electric, electrical foremen earn an average of $135,798, while the average at MasTec is $134,618. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
We also looked into companies who hire electrical foremen from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include United States Navy, IBEW, and Tradesmen International.
The industries that electrical foremen fulfill the most roles in are the construction and manufacturing industries. But the highest electrical foreman annual salary is in the technology industry, averaging $126,246. In the manufacturing industry they make $120,973 and average about $111,695 in the construction industry. In conclusion, electrical foremen who work in the technology industry earn a 16.6% higher salary than electrical foremen in the energy industry.