• Electricians
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 43,110
    $31,420 range bar $60,560
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.

What do they typically do

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

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.2%
Job Opening 2,422

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Education & Training

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