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Electricians Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for electricians in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electricians among Massachusetts areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electricians in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,000
25th Percentile Wage
$49,080
50th Percentile Wage
$63,880
75th Percentile Wage
$85,860
90th Percentile Wage
$99,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.30
25th Percentile Wage
$23.60
50th Percentile Wage
$30.71
75th Percentile Wage
$41.28
90th Percentile Wage
$47.83

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electricians in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.83. The median hourly salary is $30.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electricians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,8801.69%6.98%
201562,8002.96%-
201460,9401.53%-
201360,0100.98%-
201259,420--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of Massachusetts ranges from $42,180 to $74,700. The highest paying area for electricians in Massachusetts is Worcester with a median annual salary of $74,700. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $70,930). The lowest paying area is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $42,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Worcester
$74,700
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$70,930
Peabody
$67,780
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$64,920
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$64,040
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$63,330
Springfield
$59,670
Framingham
$59,480
Barnstable Town
$57,340
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$56,670
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$55,600
Pittsfield
$53,810
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$52,420
New Bedford
$49,700
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$46,040
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$42,180


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