• Electricians
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.

    What do they typically do

    • Read blueprints or technical diagrams
    • Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems
    • Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers
    • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
    • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand and power tools
    • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code
    • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment
    • Advise management about the safety of continued operation of equipment

    Number of Jobs

    Average Annual
    Job Growth +0.7%
    Job Opening 2,047

    Job Listings

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    Education & Training

    17134
    18205
    Change 1071
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