Catalog 2020-2021

Electrical Construction Systems Technology

Employment

Electricians held about 583,500 jobs nationally in 2012. About 61 percent were employed by electrical contractors, and another 9 percent were self-employed. Employment of electricians is projected to increase by 20 percent from 2012 through 2022.

 

Source:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 edition, Electricians.