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 Job Outlook For Electrical Workers

What Could You Earn?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electricians earn a median annual salary of $60,040. That's almost $10,000 more than the average of all construction and trade jobs. The BLS also reports that top earners can take home more than $92,000.

What Does Employment Look Like?

The BLS estimates that jobs for electrical workers will grow by 10% through 2028. That's over 74,000 new jobs.

Why Are Electrical Workers In Demand?

The biggest reasons for job growth in the electrical field is construction. In the U.S, the population will grow 2 million people per year until 2030, which means massive job growth from construction projects.

Where Are Electrical Workers Needed the Most?

When it comes to construction, electrical workers are the first in to install electrical systems. Infrastructure development also comes with new residential and commercial projects. Older buildings need to be retrofit with technology and alternative energy sources.

 

Do Electrical Workers Need Licensing?

Licensing in the electrical field differs state to state, but generally speaking electrical workers either need licensing, training, or both. Typically, the licensing process for electricians starts at apprenticeship (2-4 years), journeyman (5-6 years), and master electrician. Our courses will prepare you for an apprentice-level job.

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