Residential Wirer

Residential Wirer

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

Training at a glance

  • Time to Complete: Approx. 4 years
  • On the job time: 4800 hours
  • Related Instruction Time: 400 hours
  • Additional Training: Valid credential issued by WI Department of Safety and Professional Services, First Aid and CPR certifications, Transition to Trainer.

Wisconsin Employment Outlook & Wages*

  • Job Outlook through 2026 in Wisconsin: +3.63%
  • Experienced Level Salary: $68,540

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 * Wisconsin Long Term Occupation Employment Projections, 2016-2026 (Statewide). Office of Economic Advisors, WI Department of Workforce Development, December 2018. & US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statistics, estimates May 2017. Reports can be viewed on DWD's premiere source for Labor Market Information, WisConomy.com.

* * Average (mean) annual salary earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in the selected location, occupation, and industry. Actual salaries will vary by employer and other factors.