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Electricians Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for electricians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electricians amongst Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,110
25th Percentile Wage
$43,580
50th Percentile Wage
$56,890
75th Percentile Wage
$76,240
90th Percentile Wage
$101,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,110.

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
$56,890
2.50% 13.34%
2016
$55,470
3.24% -
2015
$53,670
1.06% -
2014
$53,100
5.73% -
2013
$50,060
1.52% -
2012
$49,300
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $39,500 to $65,890. The highest paying area for electricians in Pennsylvania is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,890. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Johnstown (mean annual salary $65,780). The lowest paying area is East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$65,890
Johnstown
$65,780
Pittsburgh
$64,740
Philadelphia
$63,140
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$62,270
Erie
$61,750
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$61,190
Newark-Union
$60,980
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$52,540
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,530
Lebanon
$52,500
Altoona
$51,210
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$51,130
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$51,090
Reading
$49,130
Williamsport
$48,890
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,220
York-Hanover
$47,350
Lancaster
$45,180
State College
$43,110
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,500




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