Do you want to make more than $33 an hour working with your hands? Electricians enjoy these benefits and more with one of the highest paying technical careers in the industry today. Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring in homes, buildings, machines and equipment. As an electrician, a typical day’s activities could include wiring a security system, a home theater system or a circuit breaker. Many electricians on their own businesses while others work for a corporation such as an automobile factory. It all depends on what YOU want your work environment to be.
Electrical courses will teach you all about reading wiring plans and electrical symbols, the national electric code, how to make electrical calculations, electrical safety and sizing conductors. Most aspiring electricians combine classroom learning with an apprenticeship where they work under the direction of a skilled electrician. You career track is about to get electrified!