Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.
14% projected growth
Minimum = High school diploma or equivalent
Preferred = Associate’s degree
Top 10% Annual = $62,800*
Average Annual = $42,290**
Average Hourly = $20.33**
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Electricians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/electricians.htm (visited April 22, 2015).
**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates Arkansas, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_ar.htm#47-0000 (visited April 22, 2015).