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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 $92,730, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for electricians. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $88,420). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$92,730
3,280
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$88,420
8,370
3 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$86,990
31,450
4 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$86,870
670
5 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$86,400
4,760
6 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$86,370
13,330
7 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$84,120
16,960
8 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, USA
$83,530
400
9 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$80,380
180
10 Napa, California
$79,740
210
11 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$79,530
6,370
12 Urban Honolulu, USA
$78,740
2,610
13 San Rafael, USA
$78,510
330
14 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$76,730
470
15 Gary, Indiana
$76,470
1,350
16 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$75,850
180
17 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$75,690
42,620
18 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$75,100
1,490
19 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$74,920
5,560
20 Rockford, Illinois
$74,740
360
21 Anchorage, Alaska
$74,640
740
22 Fairbanks, Alaska
$74,610
190
23 Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$74,530
200
24 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$73,990
940
25 Bloomington, USA
$73,920
370
26 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$73,850
500
27 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$73,690
5,920
28 Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana
$73,370
100
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$73,360
23,630
30 Worcester, Massachusetts
$73,080
1,030
31 Kokomo, Indiana
$72,870
610
32 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$72,470
460
33 Peabody, Massachusetts
$72,220
290
34 Olympia, Washington
$72,160
460
35 St Louis, Missouri
$71,530
5,430
36 Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois
$71,350
100
37 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$71,270
140
38 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$70,700
570
39 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$70,080
380
40 Elgin, USA
$69,840
1,190
41 Springfield, Illinois
$69,650
320
42 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$69,180
320
43 Elmira, New York
$69,150
120
44 Albany, USA
$69,020
340
45 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$68,960
370
46 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$68,810
1,050
47 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$68,770
4,050
48 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$68,210
170
49 Camden, New Jersey
$68,130
2,290
50 St Joseph, Missouri
$67,770
440
51 Sandusky, Ohio
$67,740
220
52 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$67,620
8,510
53 Peoria, Illinois
$67,600
750
54 Lafayette-West Lafayette, USA
$67,370
400
55 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$67,270
11,690
56 Honolulu, Hawaii
$67,100
2,350
57 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$66,750
90
58 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$66,750
7,870
59 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$66,700
2,920
60 Billings, Montana
$66,650
370
61 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$66,530
910
62 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$66,490
870
63 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$66,230
530
64 Stockton, California
$66,180
740
65 Longview, Washington
$66,170
150
66 Duluth, Wisconsin
$66,150
560
67 Evansville, Kentucky
$65,980
1,110
68 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$65,890
680
69 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$65,780
140
70 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$65,720
130
71 Monroe, Michigan
$65,660
150
72 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$65,520
3,720
73 Grants Pass, USA
$65,490
50
74 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$65,260
12,060
75 Yuba City, California
$65,250
40
76 Watertown-Fort Drum, USA
$65,180
110
77 Chico, California
$65,130
200
78 Rochester, Minnesota
$65,020
510
79 Carbondale-Marion, USA
$64,950
230
80 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$64,770
420
81 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$64,740
3,950
82 Toledo, Ohio
$64,700
1,710
83 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$64,540
10,480
84 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$64,470
60
85 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$64,400
250
86 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$64,320
5,630
87 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$64,250
860
88 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$64,240
350
89 Salem, Oregon
$64,140
920
90 Corvallis, Oregon
$64,070
40
91 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$64,030
1,090
92 Wilmington, New Jersey
$63,990
1,540
93 Kansas City, Missouri
$63,860
4,580
94 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$63,810
180
95 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$63,780
330
96 Lima, Ohio
$63,490
200
97 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$63,440
680
98 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$63,380
530
99 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$63,240
540
100 Farmington, New Mexico
$63,220
400
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