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Electrician in Alabama

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Alabama

Around 0.1% of Alabama's graduates graduate from electrician training certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 152 electricians graduate from Alabama's 13 electrician schools each year.

Top Schools

Jefferson Davis Community College, which is located in Brewton, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a certificate in electrician from Jefferson Davis Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Jefferson Davis Community College was $3,278 per year.

Gadsden State Community College, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a electrician program. It is located in Gadsden. Students at Gadsden State Community College paid $3,270 per year in tuition fees.

H Councill Trenholm State Technical College, which is located in Montgomery, is the third-ranked school in Alabama that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 84th in the country in 2010. 4 students graduated with certificate in electrician from H Councill Trenholm State Technical College in 2010. The tuition rate at H Councill Trenholm State Technical College was $3,270 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Alabama's electrician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,185 per year, though tuition can range from $3,570 per year to $1,308 per year. The Alabama electrician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,570 per year
  2. Bevill State Community College - located in Jasper, students are charged $3,488 per year
  3. Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals - located in Muscle Shoals, students are charged $3,450 per year

The following Alabama electrician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. J F Ingram State Technical College - located in Deatsville, students are charged $1,308 per year
  2. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan - located in Dothan, students are charged $3,270 per year
  3. George C Wallace State Community College-Selma - located in Selma, students are charged $3,270 per year

An electrician certificate from an Alabama school... what next?

A large number of Alabama electrician graduates become electricians. If you decide to work as an electrician in Alabama, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 8,070 Alabama electricians as of 2010. In Alabama, the largest numbers of electricians work in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 2,320 electricians
  2. Mobile County - 1,400 electricians
  3. Limestone County - 690 electricians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electricians is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 10,970 electricians working in the Alabama then.


On average, electricians earn $41,030 per year. In 2010, however, some Alabama electricians earned as little as less than $21,890 per year or as much as more than $89,910 per year. The following counties in Alabama have the highest average salaries for electricians:

  1. Lawrence County - $49,200 per year
  2. Etowah County - $45,640 per year
  3. Greene County - $44,000 per year

An electrician in the following counties in Alabama make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Geneva County - $32,930 per year
  2. Bullock County - $35,240 per year
  3. Autauga County - $36,360 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in electrician training and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as automotive or HVAC.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Electrician Training in Alabama
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Alabama

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electricians 8,070 $41,030 -15.8%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 3,180 $52,160 26.7%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,860 $53,480 -43.5%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,320 $51,650 37.5%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 1,020 $59,440 112.5%

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