Working as a professional electrician can be a great career choice with incredible benefits. You will develop a working knowledge of electricity, blueprints, transformers, outlets, panel boards, circuits, switches, trade specific equipment, electric codes and local regulations. As an electric tradesman you will perform a variety of mentally stimulating tasks while maintaining the wiring in homes, factories and businesses. Whether you specialize in new construction or maintenance, electrical work never gets boring or tedious, each job will bring new and exciting challenges.
Becoming an electrician can put you on the fast track to success. Unlike many other fields requiring years of college with no guarantee of a job, there is a huge demand for qualified electricians and you will start earning from day one. Instead of accumulating thousands in student loan debt, you will start earning while you learn your trade as an apprentice and your earning potential will increase as you gain experience. The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics predictions show a need for more than 85,000 new electrician jobs in the next ten years. Now is the time for you to join this growing profession and start your personal journey towards financial security.
According to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the median pay for a licensed electrician in the U.S. is well over $51,000 per year (a whopping 30% higher than the median annual wage for all workers) and the average electrical apprentice earns just over $30,000 per year. It is easy to see why becoming an electrician is a great choice for you now and for your future.