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Electricians Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for electricians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electricians among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electricians in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,480
25th Percentile Wage
$49,070
50th Percentile Wage
$64,220
75th Percentile Wage
$88,230
90th Percentile Wage
$108,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $108,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electricians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,220
1.25% 4.66%
2016
$63,420
1.09% -
2015
$62,730
2.10% -
2014
$61,410
0.73% -
2013
$60,960
-0.44% -
2012
$61,230
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of California ranges from $52,810 to $92,730. The highest paying area for electricians in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $92,730. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont (mean annual salary $88,420). The lowest paying area is North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$92,730
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$88,420
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$86,400
Napa
$79,740
Bakersfield-Delano
$75,100
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$74,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$67,270
Hanford-Corcoran
$66,750
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$66,490
Stockton
$66,180
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$65,520
Yuba City
$65,250
Chico
$65,130
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$63,810
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$63,240
Vallejo-Fairfield
$62,450
El Centro
$62,090
Madera-Chowchilla
$61,990
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$60,770
Redding
$60,370
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$60,270
Fresno
$60,080
Salinas
$59,200
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$59,120
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$58,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$58,670
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$57,480
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$57,420
Modesto
$57,370
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$56,470
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$55,720
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$54,370
Merced
$53,800
Visalia-Porterville
$53,630
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$52,810




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