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Electricians Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,540
25th Percentile Wage
$39,800
50th Percentile Wage
$48,110
75th Percentile Wage
$58,740
90th Percentile Wage
$71,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,540.

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
$48,110
-0.33% 7.86%
2016
$48,270
2.59% -
2015
$47,020
1.36% -
2014
$46,380
3.36% -
2013
$44,820
1.09% -
2012
$44,330
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of Virginia ranges from $40,350 to $49,220. The highest paying area for electricians in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $49,220. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,740). The lowest paying area is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $40,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$49,220
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$48,740
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$47,840
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$47,390
Richmond
$45,230
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$44,820
Roanoke
$44,670
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,440
Harrisonburg
$43,810
Danville
$43,460
Charlottesville
$42,980
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$42,760
Lynchburg
$40,350




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