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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 amongst North Carolina cities 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,570
25th Percentile Wage
$35,100
50th Percentile Wage
$41,500
75th Percentile Wage
$48,900
90th Percentile Wage
$59,480

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 $59,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.70
25th Percentile Wage
$16.87
50th Percentile Wage
$19.95
75th Percentile Wage
$23.51
90th Percentile Wage
$28.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electricians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.60. The median hourly salary is $19.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.70.

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
201641,5004.12%8.05%
201539,7903.27%-
201438,4901.92%-
201337,750-1.09%-
201238,160--

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 $35,740 to $49,460. The highest paying area for electricians in North Carolina is Winston-Salem with a median annual salary of $49,460. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton (mean annual salary $46,450). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $35,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Winston-Salem
$49,460
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$46,450
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,760
Jacksonville
$43,890
Goldsboro
$43,380
Greenville
$43,060
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,740
Durham-Chapel Hill
$42,450
Wilmington
$42,180
Greensboro-High Point
$41,230
Raleigh-Cary
$40,730
Asheville
$39,540
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,360
Rocky Mount
$38,180
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,660
Burlington
$37,380
Fayetteville
$35,740


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