Do Electrical Unions Have a Salary Cap?


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Electrical unions, as well as unions in general, do not have salary caps. As of 2013, the average salary for an electrician was roughly $40,000 for union members, and this is compared to the $49,000 electricians working outside of a union in 2012 made, as reported by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Electrical workers may earn more or less depending on expertise and years in the field.

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Do Electrical Unions Have a Salary Cap?
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The International Brotherhood of Electrical workers is the largest union in the United States, giving membership to 750,000 electrical workers. The average salary of union members is $40,683, and the highest paid members earn anywhere from $74,000 to $110,000 per year. Aside from monitoring salaries, labor unions also cover health care benefits and advocate for workers rights.

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