An electric apprentice makes an average of $13 an hour. The pay range for an electrical apprentice is between $10 and $18 an hour, as of September 2015. Salary varies based on georgaphic location, employer rates and the length of career.
Electrical apprentices work closely with licensed electricians to get proper on-the-job training. They are monitored by the electricians when performing different tasks. The main job function is to install and maintain electrical systems, in addition to electrical repairs for homes and businesses. Apprentice electricians work with distribution boxes, receptacles, switches and transformers. An electrical apprentice sometimes earns benefits in addition to an hourly wage.