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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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 $94,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $27,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
5.34% 1.63%
-1.73% -
-11.10% -
4.98% -
3.24% -
- -

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of electricians in ten 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 general merchandise stores industry with an annual salary $85,700. The lowest paying industry is the food and beverage stores industry (annual salary $38,380). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Merchandise Stores
Nonstore Retailers
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
Direct Selling Establishments
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
Grocery Stores
Food and Beverage Stores

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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