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Construction Electrician

Construction Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures; ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes; and may install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

Training at a Glance

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Time to Complete

~4
Hours

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On the Job Time

8000
Hours

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Related Instruction Time

400
Hours

Additional Training

A valid credential issued by WI Dept of Safety and Professional Services, First Aid and CPR certifications, OSHA 10-hr safety certification, Complete unpaid related instruction, complete Transition to Trainer, pass the State Electrical Journeyworker Exam.

Wisconsin Employment Outlook & Wages*

Job Outlook through 2026 in Wisconsin

+3.6%

Experienced Level Salary**

$68,540

* Wisconsin Long Term Occupation Employment Projections, 2016-2026 (Statewide). Office of Economic Advisors, WI Department of Workforce Development, December 2018. & US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statistics, estimates May 2017. Reports can be viewed on DWD's premiere source for Labor Market Information, WisConomy.com.

* * Average (mean) annual salary earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in the selected location, occupation, and industry. Actual salaries will vary by employer and other factors.