Electricians are trade professionals whose responsibilities are to design, install, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical wiring systems. These systems can be in housing, commercial or industrial buildings, and even in machines and large pieces of equipment. Could this be a lucrative career path? Read on!
We offer a Bachelor of Applied Science degree while preparing you to sit for your electrician’s licensure exam.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an average electrician in the United States makes about $56,900 annually. The BLS also predicts that the employment of electricians will increase by nine percent in the next ten years, creating nearly 66,100 new jobs.
Electricians with government jobs earned more, with a median salary of $64,490 in 2020, as do those in manufacturing, who earned $61,510 that year. The lowest 10% of electricians earned less than $33,810 in 2020, while the highest 10% earned over $98,720.
Is a Rewarding Career in Construction Leadership Right For You?
- Read blueprints or technical diagrams
- Evaluate electrical systems, products, components, and applications
- Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers
- Identify electrical problems using a variety of testing devices
- Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
- Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electrical Code
- Stay up-to-date on the latest research and technologies
Did you know: In Tennessee, our students can sit to take that Electrical Contractor’s exam after our class. Each state is different.
STONEPILEllc Dedicated 100% to Construction Education
We provide the opportunity for an Associate in Applied Science in Construction, a Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction Management, and a Master of Applied Science in Prefabricated, Offsite, and Modular Construction, allowing students to gain marketable construction and leadership skills while enjoying the fullness of a 2- or 4-year degree. Our Trial 5 Program lets students try five weeks of school at no cost!
STONEPILEllc The Online Construction College is the only institution of higher education dedicated 100% to construction innovation and education.
We are the only online college of its kind specializing in real-time, real-world technology and skills. With a degree in construction, students graduate ready to earn over $90K per year!
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