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Want to work in Indiana as an Electrician? Read this first!

9.8% Jobs Projection
$56,990 Median Salary
1,910 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Electricians in Indiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Electricians in Indiana is growing faster than average.

  • Electricians in Indiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Electricians Work in Indiana?

In Indiana, there were 15,090 people working as Electricians in the year 2018.

There were 14,080 Electricians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,010 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Electricians in IN Employment Trend

The typical state has 9,080 Electricians working in it, which means Indiana has more Electricians than average.

Electricians in IN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Electricians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.

Job Projections for Electricians: Nation vs. IN

Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,910 annual job openings, and 16,830 total jobs in 2026 for Electricians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 82,000 annual jobs and 726,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Electricians Make in Indiana?

In 2018 wages for Electricians ranged from $34,140 to $85,600 with $56,990 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.41 to $41.15. The median hourly rate was $27.4.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $28.23 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.83.

The median salary in Indiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Electricians Earnings: IN vs. National Average

Top Indiana Metros for Electricians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Electricians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 18,160 $85,180
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 5,300 $52,490
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 5,100 $49,870
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 3,560 $56,510
Fort Wayne, IN 1,230 $57,170
Evansville, IN-KY 910 $61,790
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 660 $53,220
Kokomo, IN 530 $70,790
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 490 $48,480
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 380 $49,430
Terre Haute, IN 350 $60,110
Columbus, IN 300 $53,110
Bloomington, IN 180 $57,120
Muncie, IN 150 $59,750
Michigan City-La Porte, IN 120 $68,980

Top States for Electricians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Electricians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,260 $64,260
Texas 62,180 $49,410
New York 42,450 $70,990
Florida 38,860 $42,570
Ohio 24,850 $52,170
Illinois 24,410 $79,770
Michigan 23,320 $59,940
Pennsylvania 21,390 $60,540
Washington 18,860 $65,650
New Jersey 18,020 $64,290
Massachusetts 16,440 $64,530
North Carolina 16,220 $43,110
Georgia 16,130 $48,800
Virginia 15,700 $48,650
Indiana 15,090 $56,990
Colorado 14,850 $54,980
Maryland 14,090 $54,150
Louisiana 12,730 $50,480
Tennessee 12,460 $49,260
Arizona 12,340 $46,620

Below are the states where Electricians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Illinois $79,770
District of Columbia $78,260
Alaska $76,440
Hawaii $74,140
Minnesota $71,230
New York $70,990
Oregon $70,970
Washington $65,650
Massachusetts $64,530
New Jersey $64,290

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