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Electricians Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of electricians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electricians salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,080
25th Percentile Wage
$49,710
50th Percentile Wage
$60,590
75th Percentile Wage
$75,220
90th Percentile Wage
$94,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $94,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $41,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electricians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,590
2.54% 8.65%
2016
$59,050
2.39% -
2015
$57,640
1.58% -
2014
$56,730
1.85% -
2013
$55,680
0.59% -
2012
$55,350
- -

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of electricians in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $64,230. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $55,180). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,230
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$61,750
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$60,590
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$58,830
Federal government, including USPS
$56,250
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$56,170
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$55,830
State government, including schools and hospitals
$55,180

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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