Average Electrician Salary


 The electrical industry can offer good salaries but as with any profession how much you earn can depend on several factors such as your experience and any specialisations you may have.

  • Salaries are usually low to begin with but increase as your experience grows

  • Newly qualified electricians can expect to earn around £18,000 per year

  • The average electrician salary advertised was £32,500 (according to totaljobs.com in Feb 2012)

  • It is possible to earn more money by working extra hours

  • Self-employed electricians often earn more than those who are employed

  • If you have a company that employs other electricians then you could earn significantly more