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Electricians Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,600
25th Percentile Wage
$34,880
50th Percentile Wage
$44,020
75th Percentile Wage
$56,240
90th Percentile Wage
$67,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.75
25th Percentile Wage
$16.77
50th Percentile Wage
$21.16
75th Percentile Wage
$27.04
90th Percentile Wage
$32.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electricians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.44. The median hourly salary is $21.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.75.

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
201644,0200.80%4.77%
201543,6700.69%-
201443,3700.83%-
201343,0102.53%-
201241,920--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of Texas ranges from $32,250 to $54,010. The highest paying area for electricians in Texas is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $54,010. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Amarillo (mean annual salary $51,030). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $32,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$54,010
Amarillo
$51,030
Wichita Falls
$50,360
Corpus Christi
$49,880
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,300
Waco
$47,910
Midland
$47,810
Longview
$47,460
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$46,740
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$46,580
San Angelo
$45,020
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,920
Odessa
$44,680
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,360
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$44,170
Abilene
$43,870
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$43,520
Sherman-Denison
$43,210
Tyler
$43,110
Texarkana-Texarkana
$42,850
Fort Worth-Arlington
$42,790
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$41,880
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$41,540
College Station-Bryan
$37,730
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,490
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,460
Laredo
$37,440
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,490
El Paso
$36,470
Victoria
$36,160
Lubbock
$34,980
Brownsville-Harlingen
$32,820
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$32,250



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