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Average Salary for Electrician in Illinois - State Average, Illinois

The average salary of a(n) Electrician in Illinois - State Average, Illinois is $62,142.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Electrician in Illinois - State Average, Illinois is $29.88.

The average bonus of a(n) Electrician in Illinois - State Average, Illinois is $2,212.00.

Job Description:

Installs, connects, tests, and sustains electrical systems for a variety of purposes, including climate control, security, and communications. Figures layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools. Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes. Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using tools, such as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender. Pulls wiring through conduit, assisted by electrician helper. Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, using knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps. Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment, using hand tools. Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads. Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope. Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. May repair faulty equipment or systems. May be required to hold license. May cut and weld steel structural members, using flame-cutting and welding equipment. Less

Installs, connects, tests, and sustains electrical systems for a variety of purposes, including climate control, security, and communications. Figures layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place... More

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