• Helpers- Electricians
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 36,080
    $29,060 range bar $44,830
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Helpers--Electricians perform many tasks that require physical labor to assist electricians in their duties.

What do they typically do

  • Drill holes and pull or push wiring through openings, using hand and power tools
  • Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools
  • Transport tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, handtruck, or heavy, motorized truck
  • Construct controllers and panels, using power drills, drill presses, taps, saws and punches
  • Maintain tools, vehicles, and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order
  • Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections, using hand tools
  • Clean work area and wash parts
  • Trace out short circuits in wiring, using test meter

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.4%
Job Openings 802

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