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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 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 Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,310
25th Percentile Wage
$38,470
50th Percentile Wage
$48,270
75th Percentile Wage
$58,680
90th Percentile Wage
$69,200

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 $69,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.05
25th Percentile Wage
$18.50
50th Percentile Wage
$23.21
75th Percentile Wage
$28.21
90th Percentile Wage
$33.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electricians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.27. The median hourly salary is $23.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.05.

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
201648,2702.59%8.16%
201547,0201.36%-
201446,3803.36%-
201344,8201.09%-
201244,330--

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 $39,730 to $49,440. The highest paying area for electricians in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $49,440. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $46,910). The lowest paying area is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $39,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$49,440
Richmond
$46,910
Roanoke
$46,480
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$45,560
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,500
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$43,820
Danville
$43,460
Harrisonburg
$43,220
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$42,670
Lynchburg
$42,200
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$41,170
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$39,900
Charlottesville
$39,730



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