Electricians in Arkansas
Want to work in Arkansas as an Electrician? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Electricians in Arkansas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Electricians in Arkansas is growing faster than average.
Electricians in Arkansas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Electricians Work in Arkansas?
5,740 people worked as Electricians in 2018 in this state.
There were 5,730 Electricians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 9,080 Electricians working in it, which means Arkansas has fewer Electricians than average.
Job Projections for Arkansas
Jobs for Electricians in this state are growing at a rate of 10.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.
Arkansas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 780 annual job openings, and a total of 6,870 jobs for Arkansas Electricians in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 82,000 annual jobs and 726,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do Electricians Make in Arkansas?
In 2018 wages for Electricians ranged from $25,340 to $62,490 with $43,140 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.18 to $30.04. The median hourly rate was $20.74.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.93 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.19.
The median salary in Arkansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arkansas Metros for Electricians
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Electricians.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR||1,650||$43,470|
|Fort Smith, AR-OK||350||$46,020|
|Hot Springs, AR||230||$37,250|
|Pine Bluff, AR||140||$55,700|
Top States for Electricians Employment
View the list below to see where most Electricians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Electricians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$78,260|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Fran Hogan under License
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