Electrician ELECTRICIAN

Electricity

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What is an Electrician?

Electricians assemble and maintain electrical systems. You can find electricians in just about every field, but in construction they’re the ones wiring up buildings to have power.

How Much Money Do Electricians Make?

Electricians learn new things every day and are compensated for their versatility with an average salary of $44,720. This career only requires a certificate to get started!

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Potential Salary90%
90%

Many seasoned electricians earn over $70,000/year*

Average Salary70%
70%

After a few years in the industry, median salary for electricians in SC is $44,720

Starting Salary70%
70%

Starting salary for electricians is around $40,000

Degree Requirement80%
80%

Electrician jobs require only a certificate; no degree needed

Time Commitment90%
90%

Earn your basic electricity certificate in just one semester

Job Availability90%
90%

In South Carolina, over 9000 electrician jobs exist

Job Security80%
80%

This career path has a strong 9% predicted growth rate through 2026*

Salary info and other data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and PayScale.com
* Denotes info based on nation-wide statistics

Training

Industrial Electricity / Electronics Diploma

15 Classes (42 Total Credit Hours)
$37K/Year Starting Salary

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Basic Electricity Certificate

3 Classes (10 Total Credit Hours)
$33K/Year Starting Salary

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