Wiring Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$30,000
$27,000
Min 10%
$30,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Eaton
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a wiring technician make?
As a Wiring Technician in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $30,733 per year or $14.78 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 7,000. The top 10 percent earn over $34,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $27,000 annually. Professional companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Alaska, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Minnesota have the highest paying Wiring Technician jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 2.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Technician
$38,397

Average Wiring Technician Salary By Location

Across America, Wiring Technicians make on average $30,733 annually or $14.78 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Wiring Technician salaries at $39,522 per year. Even as an entry-level Wiring Technician, you will make $24,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Alaska, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Minnesota are the top 5 highest earning states for Wiring Technicians. The lowest earning states are Arizona, Louisiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, and South Dakota.

Map of Wiring Technician Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Wiring Technician Salary By Company

Wiring Technician jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Professional companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Wiring Technicians are Eaton and Lancaster General Hospital. If you can find a job at a company like Space Exploration Technologies or Caterpillar, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Wiring Technicians.

Average Wiring Technician Pay By Industry

Wiring Technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Telecommunication companies, Automotive companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Wiring Technicians well. Salaries for Wiring Technicians in Telecommunication companies average $31,998 annually, while Automotive companies and Manufacturing companies pay $27,354 and $26,849, respectively. The types of companies that pay Wiring Technicians the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $26,121.
Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$31,998
$32k
Automotive
Automotive
$27,354
$27k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$26,849
$27k
Technology
Technology
$26,121
$26k

Wiring Technician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Wiring Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Wiring Technician can range from $19,026 to $34,538 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

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