ELECTRICIAN

  • Get Your Certificate in 1 Semester
  • Starting Salary Around $36K
  • High 9% Predicted Growth Rate

Electricity

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 $48,410. This career only requires a certificate to get started!

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Potential Salary90%
90%

The top paid 25% of electricians earn an average of $75,380/year*

Average Salary60%
60%

After a few years in the industry, median salary for electricians in SC is $48,410

Starting Salary50%
50%

Starting salary for electricians is around $36,000

Degree Requirement100%
100%

Electrician jobs require only a certificate; no degree needed

Time Commitment100%
100%

Earn your basic electricity certificate in just one semester

Job Availability80%
80%

In South Carolina, over 9,000 electrician jobs exist

Job Security80%
80%

This career path has a strong 9% predicted growth rate through 2030*

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

NEW FOR 2022

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Beginning spring 2022, York Technical College will offer students college at no costs for tuition and fees. Students may choose from over 100 programs, offered in variety of flexible course and scheduling options, that lead to rewarding careers.

NEW FOR 2022

NO COST TUITION

Beginning spring 2022, York Technical College will offer students college at no costs for tuition and fees. Students may choose from over 100 programs, offered in variety of flexible course and scheduling options, that lead to rewarding careers.

Training

Industrial Electricity / Electronics Diploma

14 Classes (42 Total Credit Hours)
$36K/Year Starting Salary

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Basic Electricity Certificate

3 Classes (10 Total Credit Hours)
$34K/Year Starting Salary

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