An article that came out last year on the website Zippia.com, a job search website, attempted to rank the best states for electricians. We took a look at the article and think it does a pretty fair job of ranking the states. The criteria that the article used was the following:
The authors of the articles adjusted pay by state to account for cost of living. A dollar buys a lot more in Mississippi than it does in California.
One common theme at the very top of the list is that they tend to be states that are sparsely populated. No matter the population of a state, it will have power lines running across the state and businesses and homes that require professionals to keep the power on.
The top 5 states according to this research are:
We think the analysis done to compile the list was fair. However, it really doesn’t matter where you live or work. If you become a certified electrician, you will have no trouble getting work, and you will make a good living for yourself and your family.
Click here to read the complete article from Zippia.