Homeowners rely on electricians to ensure their home is electrically safe/their family is protected from shock and electrocutions. You can be that expert - become an electrician.
The BLS estimates the number of electrician jobs to increase 14% between 2014 and 2024, double the national average.
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The Career Path
To become an electrician, you need:
A high school diploma
Attend a 4-5 year paid apprenticeship program
Achieve state licensing
By learning a trade you:
Get on-the-job training and learn a trade while being paid. $0 debt compared to the average $28,950 college student debt
After your apprenticeship, you can become a Journeyman electrician who can work without direct supervision
After 3 - 6 years of being a Journeyman and after receiving master certification, you can become a Master Electrician, allowing you to supervise apprentices, oversee journeymen, or start your own electrical contracting firm