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#2666 - 07/19/01 12:10 PM Rates of Pay
Mick Offline
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Registered: 07/19/01
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Can anyone tell me the going rates of pay for an electrical technician in the US

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#2667 - 07/19/01 12:20 PM Re: Rates of Pay
Redsy Offline

Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2138
Loc: Bucks County PA
Greater Phila. PA area--
My observations(non-union)
Industrial maint. electrician avg. $18-25.00/hr
New residential construction $12-18.00
Commercial/Industrial construction $18-25.00

#2668 - 07/19/01 10:39 PM Re: Rates of Pay
tajoch Offline

Registered: 02/09/01
Posts: 53
Loc: Quinlan texas, usa
Industrial in dallas ft worth area ranges from 12 to 19 dollars per hour....

#2669 - 07/29/01 05:48 AM Re: Rates of Pay
cinkerf Offline

Registered: 12/03/00
Posts: 81
Loc: Pittsburgh, Pennsysvania. ...
Pittsburgh PA area.

Average: $23.00 per hour.

#2670 - 07/29/01 08:53 AM Re: Rates of Pay
Tom Offline

Registered: 01/01/01
Posts: 1069
Loc: Shinnston, WV USA
North Central WV
Union $21 hr plus about $12 hr in benefits (social security, workers compensation, unemployment insurance, health plan, retirement plan, vacation)

non-union- top man $13 to $15/hr, no benefits other than those required by law.

Self employed- whatever the market will bear, sometimes not very much.
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#2671 - 07/29/01 06:55 PM Re: Rates of Pay
gpowellpec Offline

Registered: 12/06/00
Posts: 128
Loc: Irving, Tx USA
Dallas and Ft Worth combined their IBEW locals. I believe the scale is around $21 with benefits adding around $5 to that. It has been some time since I've worked through the hall so my figures may be inaccurate by a dollar or so.

#2672 - 07/30/01 08:01 PM Re: Rates of Pay
silverbk Offline

Registered: 02/24/01
Posts: 61
NYC union $42 perhour in the envelope

Non union $18-40 per hour dependig on experience.

Self employed whatever you can get.

PS this is what the men get paid not what the customer gets charged, customer get charged much more to cover benefits, and profit.


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