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Best states for an Electrician

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Construction and Extraction careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Electrician jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Electricians.

Although there are abundant Electrician jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

Illinois is the best state in the country for Electrician jobs, and New Jersey has the second-highest median salary in the country.

Electricians in Chicago make the most money.

Lake Forest and Schaumburg are other high paying cities for Electricians.

an Electrician will most commonly be promoted to Maintenance Technician.

The 10 Best States in America For Electricians in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Oregon
  3. North Dakota
  4. Wisconsin
  5. Wyoming
  6. Illinois
  7. Minnesota
  8. New Jersey
  9. District of Columbia
  10. Michigan
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  • (113 jobs)
  • (30 jobs)
  • (152 jobs)
  • (25 jobs)
  • (131 jobs)
  • (101 jobs)
  • (86 jobs)
  • (18 jobs)
  • (160 jobs)

We found that Illinois is the best state for Electricians, and New Jersey is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Electrician jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

Below is the list of best cities for Electrician jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Electricians in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
30 $67,845 $49,000 $93,000 3.14
Electrician Jobs in Alaska

2. Oregon

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
113 $62,861 $45,000 $86,000 1.68
Electrician Jobs in Oregon

3. North Dakota

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
30 $53,789 $39,000 $74,000 1.96
Electrician Jobs in North Dakota

4. Wisconsin

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
152 $54,652 $39,000 $75,000 1.52
Electrician Jobs in Wisconsin

5. Wyoming

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
25 $52,374 $37,000 $72,000 2.75
Electrician Jobs in Wyoming

6. Illinois

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
131 $70,879 $51,000 $97,000 0.52
Electrician Jobs in Illinois

7. Minnesota

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
101 $63,067 $45,000 $87,000 0.85
Electrician Jobs in Minnesota

8. New Jersey

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
86 $70,450 $55,000 $89,000 0.53
Electrician Jobs in New Jersey

9. District of Columbia

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
18 $69,567 $50,000 $95,000 0.44
Electrician Jobs in District of Columbia

10. Michigan

Total Electrician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
160 $53,307 $38,000 $73,000 1.15
Electrician Jobs in Michigan

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Electrician

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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