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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
$41,420
25th Percentile Wage
$49,720
50th Percentile Wage
$59,670
75th Percentile Wage
$72,580
90th Percentile Wage
$84,070

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 $84,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $41,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,670
2.46% 10.89%
2016
$58,200
2.10% -
2015
$56,980
2.93% -
2014
$55,310
2.62% -
2013
$53,860
1.28% -
2012
$53,170
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Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of electricians in 22 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 $66,830. The lowest paying industry is the individual and family services industry (annual salary $30,780). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$66,830
Offices of Physicians
$66,290
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$65,920
Outpatient Care Centers
$61,930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$61,690
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$61,400
Hospitals - Local government owned
$61,340
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$60,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$60,410
Hospitals - Privately owned
$60,400
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$60,240
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$59,960
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$57,650
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$57,140
Hospitals - State government owned
$55,710
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$52,350
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$51,780
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$51,450
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$50,290
Social Assistance
$47,660
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$46,210
Individual and Family Services
$30,780

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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