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Electrician

Electrician

The ELECTRICIAN Jump Start pathway gives students the opportunity to receive training and statewide credentials to obtain high demand, high wage jobs in industry.  Students who follow the courses in this pathway, and successfully earn at least the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) Electrical Level 1 statewide credential will graduate ready for employment and for further training to eventually become a Journeyman Electrician.

 

Jobs in this field involve work in construction, renovation and repair, safety, and building design.

 

To graduate following the Electrician Jump Start Pathway, students must:

1) pass 9 Carnegie credits of courses from this pathway;

2) including at least one Career Readiness course (one Carnegie credit); and

3) attain one statewide credential (or the LCTCS equivalent certificate/diploma).

 

Starting wages for electricians begin around $17,000 – $39,000 per year.  An experienced electrician, with at least 10 years of experience and multiple certifications, could potentially earn in excess of $100,000 per year.