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Electricians Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of electricians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electricians salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,590
25th Percentile Wage
$47,960
50th Percentile Wage
$58,200
75th Percentile Wage
$70,300
90th Percentile Wage
$81,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $81,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $40,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electricians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,2002.10%8.64%
201556,9802.93%-
201455,3102.62%-
201353,8601.28%-
201253,170--

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of electricians in 18 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $80,060. The lowest paying industry is the nursing care facilities (skilled nursing facilities) industry (annual salary $46,210). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$80,060
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$63,990
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$63,010
Outpatient Care Centers
$61,930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$60,820
Hospitals - Local government owned
$60,820
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$60,460
Offices of Physicians
$60,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$58,940
Hospitals - Privately owned
$58,930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$58,690
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$58,530
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$56,340
Hospitals - State government owned
$53,000
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$50,450
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$48,840
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$47,890
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$46,210

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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