Average Hourly Wage of Electricians, By State

Electricians are very essential to every single construction project, but it's also one of the most dangerous jobs in the construction industry,  According to OSHA, electrocutions cause almost 9% of all construction related deaths, making it one of the group's Fatal Four. Generally, an electrician in the United States falls under 1 of 3 categories: apprentice, journeyman, and master, but this data compiles all of those levels into one category.  It's also important to note that utility line installers are not included in this category.

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Average Hourly Wage of Carpenters, By State

In our weekly quest to analyze each individual construction profession by state, we’ll examine carpentry.  The two previous professions we examined were general construction laborers, followed by heavy equipment operators.  You can also see the full list of all past and future professions by clicking here.

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