Electricians are fourth highest paid among top 52 construction industry trades, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics
According to CBS, there will be 488,000 new skilled construction jobs by 2010, including 250,000 new jobs for electricians
Salaries start in $60,000s for electricians who have completed accredited apprenticeship programs (like those offered by JATC).
In the Washington region, electricians can work over time and easily make over $100,000 a year.
These facts and more are included in Electrical Alliance Fast Facts, available for download in Word document format.
More information is available at these links:
National Electrical Contractors Association
The voice of the Electrical construction industry.
Washington, D.C. Chapter, National Electrical Contractors Association
Serving the Washington metropolitan electrical industry since 1903.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 26
Serving the interests of the electrical worker since 1892.
Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee
Training for the electrical and telecommunication industries.
National Electrical Installation Standards
Quality and performance standards for electrical construction.