• Electricians
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 49,020
    $36,260 range bar $62,690
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Electricians install, maintain, and repair 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 using a variety of testing devices
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using handtools and power tools
  • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electrical Code
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.5%
Job Openings 2,628

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