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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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,860
25th Percentile Wage
$36,490
50th Percentile Wage
$47,380
75th Percentile Wage
$60,000
90th Percentile Wage
$73,510

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 $73,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,860.

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
$47,380
7.09% 11.52%
2016
$44,020
0.80% -
2015
$43,670
0.69% -
2014
$43,370
0.83% -
2013
$43,010
2.53% -
2012
$41,920
- -

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 $30,740 to $55,770. The highest paying area for electricians in Texas is Amarillo with a median annual salary of $55,770. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Beaumont-Port Arthur (mean annual salary $55,140). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $30,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Amarillo
$55,770
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$55,140
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$54,690
Midland
$53,330
Corpus Christi
$51,780
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,380
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$49,580
Sherman-Denison
$49,290
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,150
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,100
Texarkana-Texarkana
$47,090
Tyler
$47,050
Abilene
$46,780
Odessa
$46,300
Longview
$46,100
Waco
$46,090
San Angelo
$45,390
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$45,180
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$44,830
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$44,120
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,990
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$43,080
Fort Worth-Arlington
$42,190
Wichita Falls
$40,860
College Station-Bryan
$40,130
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,500
Victoria
$37,690
Laredo
$37,210
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,020
Lubbock
$36,810
El Paso
$36,680
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$34,290
Brownsville-Harlingen
$30,740




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