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. Exclude 'Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers' (49-2098).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Electrical Work
  2. Motor Vehicles And Equipment
  3. Colleges And Universities
  4. Electric Services

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 10,950 23.55 13.65 28.50 48,980 28,380 59,270
Joplin MSA 330 16.26 11.16 18.81 33,820 23,210 39,120
Columbia MSA 160 16.96 10.08 20.39 35,270 20,970 42,420
St Joseph MSA 230 23.59 18.95 25.91 49,060 39,420 53,880
Springfield MSA 800 16.91 11.86 19.44 35,170 24,670 40,430
St Louis MSA 5,370 27.79 18.70 32.33 57,800 38,900 67,250
Kansas City* 2,500 23.17 13.63 27.94 48,199 28,353 58,122
Central Region* 890 18.22 12.96 20.86 37,902 26,947 43,379
Northeast Region* 100 20.44 15.12 23.11 42,525 31,450 48,062
Northwest Region* 250 22.90 16.98 25.86 47,632 35,319 53,788
Ozark Region* 1,030 17.30 11.91 19.99 35,978 24,763 41,585
Southeast Region* 450 15.22 10.10 17.78 31,662 21,018 36,984
Southwest Region* 350 16.19 11.22 18.67 33,665 23,342 38,827
St. Charles* 440 27.20 20.00 30.79 56,568 41,597 64,053
St. Louis City* 1,200 27.53 17.68 32.45 57,259 36,765 67,506
St. Louis County* 2,840 26.68 20.65 29.69 55,489 42,943 61,761
West Central Region* 310 14.70 10.14 16.98 30,570 21,089 35,310
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 430 40.46 11.93 54.72 84,155 24,812 113,827

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 13,270 16,650 3,380 25.47 585 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 5,350 6,450 1,100 20.56 210 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 6,080 7,520 1,440 23.68 257 Outstanding
Central Region* 940 1,260 320 34.04 50 Outstanding
Northeast Region* 320 340 20 6.25 8 Outstanding
Northwest Region* 480 530 50 10.42 9 Great
Ozark Region* 1,030 1,370 340 33.01 53 Outstanding
Southeast Region* 650 760 110 16.92 24 Outstanding
Southwest Region* 470 620 150 31.91 25 Outstanding
West Central Region* 340 450 110 32.35 17 Outstanding

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Electrician