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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electricians in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Motion Picture and Video Industries|| |
|Cable and Other Subscription Programming|| |
|Broadcasting (except Internet)|| |
|Newspaper Publishers|| |
|Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers|| |
|Publishing Industries (except Internet)|| |
|Wired Telecommunications Carriers|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .