Salary

Salary can vary depending on the region you work in as well as the qualifications you have. If you are self-employed you can expect to earn from £35 to £175 an hour.

  • Starting salaries are around £20,000* a year for newly qualified electricians
  • With experience, this can rise to between £23,000 and £30,000*.
  • Experienced electricians with specialist grading can earn well over £30,000*.
  • As a trainee you can earn more than £10,000* a year.

You always have the opportunity to be paid extra for working overtime and can also be given travel allowance.

*Source: Salarytrack.co.uk & ideasforcareers.com