Helpers--Electricians


Help electricians by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Exclude apprentice workers and report them with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2221). Exclude construction laborers who do not primarily assist electricians, and classify them under 'Construction Laborers' (47-2061).


Top Industry of Employment

  1. Electrical Work

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 710 11.81 8.60 13.42 24,560 17,880 27,900
Joplin MSA 50 10.02 8.13 10.96 20,830 16,910 22,800
Kansas City* 70 12.60 9.71 14.05 26,215 20,193 29,226
Central Region* 90 14.75 10.08 17.09 30,686 20,972 35,543
Ozark Region* 90 13.34 9.58 15.22 27,751 19,926 31,664
Southeast Region* 90 11.15 8.96 12.24 23,182 18,646 25,451
Southwest Region* 50 10.02 8.13 10.96 20,832 16,907 22,794

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 580 740 160 27.59 45 Good
Kansas City MSA 200 230 30 15.00 13 Good
St Louis MSA 120 150 30 25.00 9 Caution
Central Region* 70 100 30 42.86 7 Good
Northeast Region* 20 20 .00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 90 130 40 44.44 9 Great
Southeast Region* 40 50 10 25.00 3 Good
Southwest Region* 60 70 10 16.67 5 Good

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



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
Electrician