Construction Electrician

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

  • Time to Complete: Approx. 4 years
  • On the job time: 8000 hours
  • 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

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 * 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.