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Service Electrician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$77,000
$53,000
$77,000
$112,000
The average service electrician makes about $77,547 per year. That's $37.28 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $53,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $112,000. Many of service electricians seem to be drawn to automotive and construction companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case service electricians tend to work at energy, retail, and utilities companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New York, Nevada and New Jersey pay service electricians the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Wayne, NJ
$79,527
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Map of Service Electrician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Service Electricians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Service Electrician Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, Nevada and New Jersey, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for service electricians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Carolina, North Carolina, and Montana.

City
Average Salary
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$93,931
$94k
Wayne, NJ
Wayne, NJ
$79,527
$80k
Taunton, MA
Taunton, MA
$77,950
$78k
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$77,601
$78k
Cheyenne, WY
Cheyenne, WY
$71,274
$71k
Beaverton, OR
Beaverton, OR
$68,983
$69k
Montgomery, AL
Montgomery, AL
$66,093
$66k
Elkhart, IN
Elkhart, IN
$65,713
$66k
Fredericksburg, VA
Fredericksburg, VA
$61,032
$61k
Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati, OH
$60,705
$61k

High Paying Service Electrician Jobs

Average Service Electrician Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a service electrician, working for Carnegie Mellon University or University of Tennessee might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Tesla and IES report highly competitive salaries for service electricians.

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Service Electrician Salary History

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    Average Service Electrician Pay By Industry

    The salary for a service electrician can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for service electricians tend to be found in energy, retail, and utilities companies. In fact, service electricians can make a yearly salary of $85,145 while working for energy companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Energy
    Energy
    $85,145
    $85k
    Retail
    Retail
    $84,911
    $85k
    Utilities
    Utilities
    $78,240
    $78k
    Finance
    Finance
    $76,633
    $77k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $70,715
    $71k
    Construction
    Construction
    $69,904
    $70k

    Service Electrician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a service electrician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Service Electrician Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Service Electrician Truck Foreman
    Service Electrician Truck Foreman
    Riverside, CA
    Riverside, CA
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $66,784
    $66,784
    10/30/2020
    Mrelectric of Orland Park and Lemont
    Mrelectric of Orland Park and Lemont
    Service Electrician
    Service Electrician
    Service Electrician
    Lockport, IL
    Lockport, IL
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $65,000
    $65,000
    10/29/2020
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Electrician WG, Fbi-Only, Facilities and Logistics Services Division/
    Electrician WG, Fbi-Only, Facilities and Logistics Services Division/
    Electrician WG, Fbi-Only, Facilities and Logistics Services Division/
    Quantico, VA
    Quantico, VA
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $61,003
    $61,003
    10/23/2020
    Selecsource
    Selecsource
    Service Electrician
    Service Electrician
    Service Electrician
    Tucker, GA
    Tucker, GA
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $45,914
    $45,914
    10/16/2020
    My Plumber Plus
    My Plumber Plus
    Residential Service Electrician
    Residential Service Electrician
    Residential Service Electrician
    Warrenton, VA
    Warrenton, VA
    10/07/2020
    10/07/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    10/07/2020
    Roth Heating & Cooling
    Roth Heating & Cooling
    Journeyman Service Electrician
    Journeyman Service Electrician
    Journeyman Service Electrician
    Canby, OR
    Canby, OR
    09/26/2020
    09/26/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    09/26/2020
    Gold Medal
    Gold Medal
    Residential Service Electrician **
    Residential Service Electrician **
    Residential Service Electrician **
    Edison, NJ
    Edison, NJ
    09/25/2020
    09/25/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    09/25/2020
    Industrial Service Electrician
    Industrial Service Electrician
    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    09/18/2020
    09/18/2020
    $62,610
    $62,610
    09/18/2020
    My Plumber Plus
    My Plumber Plus
    Residential Service Electrican
    Residential Service Electrican
    Residential Service Electrican
    Manassas, VA
    Manassas, VA
    08/29/2020
    08/29/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    08/29/2020
    The Blue Collar Recruiter
    The Blue Collar Recruiter
    Residential Service & Repair Electrician
    Residential Service & Repair Electrician
    Residential Service & Repair Electrician
    Niceville, FL
    Niceville, FL
    08/29/2020
    08/29/2020
    $58,000
    $58,000
    08/29/2020