Electricians

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**:
Apprenticeship

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)