Electricians Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,060
25th Percentile Wage
$56,260
50th Percentile Wage
$73,690
75th Percentile Wage
$95,310
90th Percentile Wage
$111,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in the industry sector of information. 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 $111,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $42,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,690
-2.66% 8.52%
2016
$75,650
-5.06% -
2015
$79,480
9.36% -
2014
$72,040
2.21% -
2013
$70,450
4.32% -
2012
$67,410
- -

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of electricians in nine industries in the information 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 motion picture and sound recording industries industry with an annual salary $76,650. The lowest paying industry is the wired telecommunications carriers industry (annual salary $45,050). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$76,650
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$76,620
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$75,880
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$75,880
Newspaper Publishers
$69,580
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$69,090
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$68,890
Telecommunications
$61,710
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$45,050

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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