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Electricians Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of electricians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electricians salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,460
25th Percentile Wage
$43,770
50th Percentile Wage
$57,950
75th Percentile Wage
$75,760
90th Percentile Wage
$94,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $94,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $34,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electricians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,950-0.91%-3.09%
201558,480-0.94%-
201459,030-0.20%-
201359,150-1.00%-
201259,740--

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of electricians in eleven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry with an annual salary $81,190. The lowest paying industry is the advertising, public relations, and related services industry (annual salary $43,300). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$81,190
Scientific Research and Development Services
$70,030
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$69,930
Testing Laboratories
$61,220
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,950
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$57,270
Engineering Services
$57,170
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$54,850
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$46,310
Specialized Design Services
$44,860
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$43,300

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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