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Electricians

in Massachusetts

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems. Excludes "Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers" (49-2098).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
472111  Electricians 15,703 17,114 1,411 8.99 % 381 141 240 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    11,490  73 % 12,780  75 % 1,290  11 % $65,720
Specialty Trade Contractors    10,980  70 % 12,180  71 % 1,200  11 % $65,310
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    490  3 % 550  3 % 60  13 % $63,220
Educational Services    410  3 % 440  3 % 30  7 % $69,200
Educational Services    410  3 % 440  3 % 30  7 % $69,200
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    370  2 % 370  2 % 0  -1 % $66,190
Management of Companies and Enterprises    220  1 % 220  1 % 0  4 % $70,890
Management of Companies and Enterprises    220  1 % 220  1 % 0  4 % $70,890
Health Care and Social Assistance    180  1 % 190  1 % 10  10 % $69,890
Hospitals    170  1 % 190  1 % 20  10 % $70,070
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing    110  1 % 110  1 % 0  4 % $72,470
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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