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Electricians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $32.46
Statewide median: $19.62

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Electricians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.38 $25.83 $34.13
Minnesota
$24.11 $32.46 $39.09
Central Minnesota
$17.78 $26.49 $32.28
Northeast Minnesota
$25.41 $32.12 $36.9
Northwest Minnesota
$19.84 $24.8 $29.28
Southeast Minnesota
$23.32 $29.95 $35.98
Southwest Minnesota
$20.79 $27.06 $34.35
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$30.17 $36.55 $42.15

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 10590 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Electricians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2870 new Electricians to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Electricians
Area Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 628800 714700 85900 13.7%
Minnesota 11081 12257 1176 10.6%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2014 2024 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 1307 1532 225 17.2%
Northeast Minnesota 863 872 9 1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5951 6616 665 11.1%
Southwest Minnesota 911 985 74 8.1%
Northwest Minnesota 1029 1108 79 7.6%
Southeast Minnesota 1026 1172 146 14.2%


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