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Electrician in Michigan

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Michigan

Around 0.1% of Michigan's graduates graduate from electrician training certificate programs every year. Thus, Michigan's 13 electrician schools put out approximately 340 electricians each year.

Top Schools

Michigan State University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a electrician program. It is located in East Lansing. In 2010, no students graduated from Michigan State University's electrician program. The tuition rate at Michigan State University was $11,152 per year.

The second-ranked school in Michigan with a electrician program is Everest Institute-Southfield, which is located in Southfield. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, 91 students graduated from Everest Institute-Southfield electrician program.

Northern Michigan University, which is located in Marquette, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. Students at Northern Michigan University paid $7,864 per year in tuition fees.


Electrician schools in Michigan, charge students an average tuition of $3,663 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $11,152 per year, or as little as $2,106 per year. In 2010, the following Michigan electrician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Michigan State University - located in East Lansing, students are charged $11,152 per year
  2. Northern Michigan University - located in Marquette, students are charged $7,864 per year
  3. Gogebic Community College - located in Ironwood, students are charged $3,340 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Michigan electrician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year
  2. Lansing Community College - located in Lansing, students are charged $2,330 per year
  3. Kellogg Community College - located in Battle Creek, students are charged $2,589 per year

An electrician certificate from a Michigan school... what next?

The highest percentage of electrician graduates in Michigan pursue careers as an electrician. Michigan had 15,930 electricians in 2010. The largest populations of Michigan electricians are working in the following counties:

  1. Lapeer County - 4,530 electricians
  2. Wayne County - 2,980 electricians
  3. Barry County - 1,370 electricians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of electricians in the state of Michigan will grow to 22,360. This would require a 4% growth in the profession.


An electrician in Michigan earns $54,510 per year on average. However, Michigan electricians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,300 per year to more than $89,740 per year in 2010. The following counties in Michigan have the highest average salaries for electricians:

  1. Genesee County - $65,930 per year
  2. Washtenaw County - $65,890 per year
  3. Clinton County - $62,670 per year

The Michigan counties with the lowest average salary for electricians are:

  1. Alcona County - $39,040 per year
  2. Antrim County - $41,320 per year
  3. Kalamazoo County - $43,700 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in electrician training. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Michigan
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Michigan

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electricians 15,930 $54,510 -33.7%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 4,930 $52,600 28.4%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 2,500 $63,660 1.2%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 2,020 $54,250 46.4%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 1,040 $66,550

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