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Highest Paying Cities for Electricians

The top 100 highest paying cities for electricians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of electricians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $106,070, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for electricians. It is followed by Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois (average annual salary $86,880). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of electricians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Electricians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$106,070
4,100
2 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$86,880
11,530
3 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$86,720
690
4 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$84,410
15,900
5 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$84,320
730
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$83,060
9,010
7 Rockford, Illinois
$79,440
550
8 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$77,960
170
9 Fairbanks, Alaska
$77,680
190
10 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$77,070
840
11 Anchorage, Alaska
$76,420
760
12 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$76,240
4,650
13 Gary, Indiana
$74,950
2,330
14 Worcester, Massachusetts
$74,700
990
15 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$74,470
490
16 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$74,030
550
17 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$73,940
290
18 Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$73,690
350
19 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$73,360
23,630
20 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$73,350
560
21 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$73,350
6,260
22 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$73,060
580
23 Kokomo, Indiana
$72,870
610
24 Springfield, Illinois
$71,820
250
25 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$71,550
7,000
26 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$71,380
580
27 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$71,330
510
28 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$71,270
140
29 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$70,980
4,810
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$70,930
7,750
31 Napa, California
$70,690
160
32 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$70,460
1,140
33 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$70,100
4,600
34 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$69,850
4,100
35 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$69,810
1,070
36 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$69,540
310
37 Chico, California
$69,300
180
38 St Louis, Missouri
$69,300
5,050
39 Evansville, Kentucky
$69,230
970
40 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$69,150
41,130
41 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$69,130
390
42 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$68,870
3,940
43 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$68,520
280
44 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$68,450
3,730
45 Toledo, Ohio
$68,420
1,710
46 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$67,970
8,840
47 Peabody, Massachusetts
$67,780
190
48 Sandusky, Ohio
$67,740
220
49 Peoria, Illinois
$67,500
850
50 Rochester, Minnesota
$67,500
520
51 Honolulu, Hawaii
$67,100
2,350
52 Elmira, New York
$66,940
130
53 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$66,730
170
54 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$66,670
10,210
55 Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana
$66,550
180
56 Longview, Washington
$66,460
130
57 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan
$66,290
400
58 Salinas, California
$66,210
570
59 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$66,160
970
60 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$65,690
800
61 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$65,180
2,610
62 Monroe, Michigan
$65,180
150
63 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$65,170
600
64 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$64,920
12,170
65 Duluth, Wisconsin
$64,910
550
66 El Centro, California
$64,730
480
67 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$64,700
230
68 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$64,600
270
69 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$64,580
200
70 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$64,560
900
71 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$64,560
1,010
72 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$64,540
660
73 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$64,500
1,250
74 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$64,380
160
75 North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$64,370
210
76 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$64,320
5,630
77 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$64,240
260
78 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$64,040
100
79 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$63,990
110
80 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$63,980
170
81 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$63,580
1,100
82 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$63,500
2,830
83 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$63,370
6,420
84 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$63,360
250
85 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$63,330
350
86 Corvallis, Oregon
$63,260
60
87 Kansas City, Missouri
$63,240
4,590
88 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$63,190
550
89 St Joseph, Missouri
$63,080
350
90 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$63,030
550
91 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$63,000
11,970
92 Rochester, New York
$63,000
1,880
93 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$62,940
2,270
94 Camden, New Jersey
$62,860
1,930
95 Carson City, Nevada
$62,650
100
96 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$62,570
3,280
97 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$62,390
140
98 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$62,280
540
99 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$62,270
2,060
100 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$62,090
240
See also: Highest paying industries for electricians.