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An electrician installs, tests, and repairs electrical equipment. They apply electrical theory and related knowledge, usually under direction of engineering staff to design, build, repair, calibrate and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls and machinery.
What to expect
Are you a problem solver? Do you like working with your hands? Electricians are always on the go and performing a wide range of physical activity. You must be comfortable performing duties at a variety of heights, be safety oriented, and have an eye for quality and detail.
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Average Annual Salary
Salary Range Per Hour
Associate's Degree or Apprentice
*Per year thru 2020. TX workforce commission
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