Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems. (SOC Code: 47-2211)

Average wage in the State of Hawaii (2022)*:
$88,630 / per year

Typical Entry -Level Education**:
High school diploma or equivalent

On-the-job Training**:

Work Environment**:
Almost all electricians work full time. Work schedules may include evenings and weekends. Overtime is common.

How to Become an Electrician**:
Most electricians learn through an apprenticeship, but some start out by attending a technical school. Most states require electricians to be licensed.

* State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism “Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics” Data (2022) (https://dbedt.hawaii.gov/economic/employment-and-wages-by-occupation/)

** Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/electricians.htm)