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Electricians Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for electricians in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electricians among North Carolina metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electricians in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,610
25th Percentile Wage
$35,820
50th Percentile Wage
$42,590
75th Percentile Wage
$49,840
90th Percentile Wage
$60,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electricians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,590
2.56% 10.40%
2016
$41,500
4.12% -
2015
$39,790
3.27% -
2014
$38,490
1.92% -
2013
$37,750
-1.09% -
2012
$38,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of North Carolina ranges from $37,730 to $46,760. The highest paying area for electricians in North Carolina is Winston-Salem with a median annual salary of $46,760. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Jacksonville (mean annual salary $46,000). The lowest paying area is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $37,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Winston-Salem
$46,760
Jacksonville
$46,000
Greenville
$45,360
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$45,230
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,260
Durham-Chapel Hill
$44,190
Goldsboro
$43,380
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,840
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$41,940
Asheville
$41,490
Greensboro-High Point
$41,350
Raleigh-Cary
$41,070
Burlington
$39,520
Fayetteville
$39,310
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,380
Wilmington
$38,190
Rocky Mount
$37,730




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