Electricians Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,250
25th Percentile Wage
$35,950
50th Percentile Wage
$47,480
75th Percentile Wage
$67,240
90th Percentile Wage
$81,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in the industry sector of retail trade. 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 $81,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $32,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electricians in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,480-1.73%-3.92%
201548,300-11.10%-
201453,6604.98%-
201350,9903.24%-
201249,340--

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of electricians in five industries in the retail trade 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 nonstore retailers industry with an annual salary $59,370. The lowest paying industry is the building material and supplies dealers industry (annual salary $38,830). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonstore Retailers
$59,370
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$49,640
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$49,640
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$38,830
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$38,830

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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