What Wages Can Someone in an Electrical Union Earn?

What Wages Can Someone in an Electrical Union Earn?

What Wages Can Someone in an Electrical Union Earn?

In data from 2012, the five states with the highest salaries for electricians ヨ an average of $70,094 ヨ had significantly higher rates of union electricians than the national average. However, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics does not provide a breakdown of electricians' salaries based on union membership.

In 2012, the national average salary for an electrician was $53,030. However, electricians on average earned much higher salaries in states with higher union membership. The top five states and their salary averages were Alaska at $74,280, New York at $70,580, Illinois at $70,060, Oregon at $68,320 and Hawaii at $67,230. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the largest U.S. union, reports that union jobs pay 27 percent more a week than non-union jobs.