Electricians Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of electricians in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electricians salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,080
25th Percentile Wage
$46,430
50th Percentile Wage
$58,470
75th Percentile Wage
$71,270
90th Percentile Wage
$80,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electricians is $80,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $37,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,470
1.95% 11.34%
2016
$57,330
2.70% -
2015
$55,780
2.17% -
2014
$54,570
2.16% -
2013
$53,390
2.90% -
2012
$51,840
- -

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of electricians in 106 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for electricians occupations is the motor vehicle manufacturing industry with an annual salary $73,490. The lowest paying industry is the other wood product manufacturing industry (annual salary $38,110). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$73,490
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$72,040
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$70,550
Tobacco Manufacturing
$69,460
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$69,330
Beverage Manufacturing
$69,230
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$66,240
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$66,240
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$65,620
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$65,360
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$65,200
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$65,080
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$64,750
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$64,000
Foundries
$63,980
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$63,250
Chemical Manufacturing
$63,220
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$62,370
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$62,360
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$61,700
Chemical Manufacturing
$61,400
Paper Manufacturing
$60,930
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$60,240
Chemical Manufacturing
$60,190
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$60,120
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$59,970
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$59,750
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$59,010
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$58,820
Other Food Manufacturing
$58,520
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$58,500
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$58,200
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$58,080
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$58,030
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$58,020
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$57,870
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$57,750
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$57,640
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$57,520
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$57,500
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$57,490
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$57,410
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$57,380
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$57,200
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$57,040
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$56,980
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$56,970
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$56,140
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$56,130
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$56,020
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$55,980
Printing and Related Support Activities
$55,870
Printing and Related Support Activities
$55,870
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$55,830
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$55,830
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$55,620
Animal Food Manufacturing
$55,530
Hardware Manufacturing
$55,150
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$54,970
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$54,970
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$54,970
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$54,840
Food Manufacturing
$54,760
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$54,670
Forging and Stamping
$54,410
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$54,370
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$54,310
Ship and Boat Building
$54,130
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$54,080
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$54,040
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$53,980
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$53,620
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$53,550
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$51,870
Wood Product Manufacturing
$50,510
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$50,440
Machinery Manufacturing
$50,380
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$50,220
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$50,120
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$49,850
Machinery Manufacturing
$49,760
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$49,570
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$49,450
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$49,400
Textile Mills
$48,940
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$48,700
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$48,650
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$48,630
Textile Furnishings Mills
$48,630
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$48,180
Textile Product Mills
$48,050
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$48,050
Fabric Mills
$47,860
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$47,340
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$47,270
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$46,250
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$46,100
Machine Shops
$46,050
Other Textile Product Mills
$45,220
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$45,040
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$44,790
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$43,520
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$43,090
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$42,490
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$38,450
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$38,110

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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