Man wearing a hard hat working on an electrical circuit

Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, and ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. They may install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

Sample of reported job titles: Chief Electrician; Control Electrician; Electrician; Industrial Electrician; Inside Wireman; Journeyman Electrician; Journeyman Wireman; Maintenance Electrician; Mechanical Trades Specialist, Electrician; Qualified Craft Worker, Electrician (QCW, Electrician)

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $21.52/hr (-10% from 2015)
  • 464 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: 4%
  • Retirement Risk: 21% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 1% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*


Graphic Literacy
4 5 5

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.