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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Electricians and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Electricians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Electricians, by average wage, is Pipeline transportation. Electricians are paid most in Springfield (South), West Springfield & Franconia PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Jackson County PUMA, MS.


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Demographic information on Electricians in the US. The average age of male Electricians in the workforce is 40.9 and of female Electricians is 39.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Electricians is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Electricians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Electricians is Business but a relatively high number of Electricians hold a major in Agriculture.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Electricians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Electricians need many skills, but most especially Troubleshooting, Critical Thinking, and Installation. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Electricians need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Electricians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Electricians are expected to see a growth of 8.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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