As of 2015, the average salary for a journeyman electrician is $22.33 an hour, with the pay rate depending on experience and location. The salary range for this type of electrician is between $16 and $34 an hour.
Journeyman electricians work with different types of electrical systems and equipment, using various types of tools. They help fix air conditioners and heaters, provide basic electrical repairs, use multitesters and test circuits. Journeyman electricians also need to have good communication skills in addition to excellent technical skills. Electricians at this level frequently have either an associate degree or bachelor's degree aside from the basic electrical schooling required.