Electricians in Indiana
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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.
The typical state has 9,080 Electricians working in it, which means Indiana has more Electricians than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN||3,560||$56,510|
|Fort Wayne, IN||1,230||$57,170|
|South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI||660||$53,220|
|Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN||490||$48,480|
|Terre Haute, IN||350||$60,110|
|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|
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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