Some of the skills we found on journeyman resumes included "hand tools," "hvac," and "layout." We have detailed the most important journeyman responsibilities below.
We've found that 18.1% of journeymen have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 2.0% earned their master's degrees before becoming a journeyman. While it's true that some journeymen have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every two journeymen did not spend the extra money to attend college.
The journeymen who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and electrical engineering technology, while a small population of journeymen studied criminal justice and automotive technology.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a journeyman. We've found that most journeyman resumes include experience from National Railroad Passenger, Tradesmen International, and Industrial State Bank. Of recent, National Railroad Passenger had 16 positions open for journeymen. Meanwhile, there are 8 job openings at Tradesmen International and 6 at Industrial State Bank.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, journeymen tend to earn the biggest salaries at Idaho Power, Exelon, and Turner Construction. Take Idaho Power for example. The median journeyman salary is $92,456. At Exelon, journeymen earn an average of $90,911, while the average at Turner Construction is $90,170. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at IBEW, US Air Force Insurance Fund, and Air National Guard. These three companies have hired a significant number of journeymen from these institutions.
For the most part, journeymen make their living in the construction and manufacturing industries. Journeymen tend to make the most in the technology industry with an average salary of $54,229. The journeyman annual salary in the utilities and manufacturing industries generally make $53,148 and $47,476 respectively. Additionally, journeymen who work in the technology industry make 16.6% more than journeymen in the construction Industry.