NEW YORK – AdvisorSmith, a leading information resource for small business owners, released a study on the best cities for electricians, ranking U.S. metros by how friendly they are for electricians.
AdivsorSmith’s study found: Median pay for electricians in the United States was $54,110 per year and $26.01 per hour; Trends driving growth in electrician jobs include adoption of solar power, battery storage, and electric vehicles; There were approximately 666,900 electrician jobs in 2016, and the number of jobs is projected to grow by 9% over the period from 2016 – 2026 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The factors used to rank cities in this study include: Average electrician pay; The cost of living index for each city; Concentration of electrician jobs relative to a city’s population.
Top 20 cities for electricians: 1. Decatur, IL; 2. St. Joseph, MO-KS; 3. Kennewick-Richland, WA; 4. Saginaw, MI; 5. Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS; 6. Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH; 7. Farmington, NM; 8. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA; 9. Flint, MI; 10. Bakersfield, CA; 11. Danville, IL; 12. Topeka, KS; 13. Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI; 14. Evansville, IN-KY; 15. Lewiston, ID-WA; 16. Toledo, OH; 17. Pine Bluff, AR; 18. Lansing-East Lansing, MI; 19. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL; 20. Grand Forks, ND-MN.
To view the full report, visit: https://advisorsmith.com/data/best-cities-for-electricians