Electrician Salaries in Wyoming

The Wyoming Department of Employment expects that an average of 47 jobs for electricians will become available each year on average during the ten-year period ending in 2024.

Wyoming boasted the 2nd highest concentration of electricians in the country as of 2015 according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Both urban and rural areas of Wyoming have large concentrations of electricians:

  • Casper: 5th highest concentration of any city
  • Northeast Rural Wyoming: 4th highest concentration of any rural area
  • Southwest Rural Wyoming: 5th highest concentration of any rural area
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Construction projects in Cheyenne as of mid 2016 that provide opportunities for electricians include:

  • 193-home project underway in Thomas Heights (Wyoming Business Report)
  • New drive-through Starbucks (Wyoming Tribune Eagle)
  • Expansion of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming to a second building
  • Expansion of the Kum & Go convenience store along with a 4-fold increase in the number of its gas pumps
  • Plans for construction of a new Maverik convenience store on College Drive

In addition, Wyoming’s giant wind farm that is being planned will be larger than the Hoover Dam when completed.

Salaries for Residential Electricians in Casper, Cheyenne, and Rural Wyoming

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides the range of salaries earned by electricians in Wyoming’s major cities and rural areas. Highly skilled master electricians can expect to earn salaries at the highest end of these ranges (2015):

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Casper WY
520
56060
Cheyenne WY
260
51580
Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
270
53340
Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
640
64020
Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
550
59390
Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
350
57810

Salaries for Specialty Electricians in Wyoming

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides salaries for three types of specialized electricians that work in Casper, Cheyenne, and the rural areas of Wyoming (2015). Those with the most education and experience tend to earn salaries at the upper end of the ranges shown here:

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers:

  • Casper: #82,680 – $95,190
  • Cheyenne: $70,540 – $96,570
  • Rural areas:
    • Northwest Wyoming: $67,190 – $87,550
    • Southwest Wyoming: $80,200 – $97,130
    • Northeast Wyoming: $54,680 – $94,300
    • Central-Southeastern Wyoming: $62,440 – $82,680

Electrical and Electronics Repairers Specializing in Commercial and Industrial Equipment:

  • Rural Southwest Wyoming: $47,790 – $65,710
  • Rural Northeast Wyoming: $71,200 – $96,790

Electrical and Electronics Repairers Specializing in Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay:

  • Rural Southwest Wyoming: $86,310 – $97,790

The statewide average for electricians in these specialized roles is shown in the table below:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers / Transportation Equipment
80
58320
Electrical and Electronics Repairers Commercial and Industrial Equipment
180
64190
Electrical and Electronics Repairers Powerhouse Substation and Relay
80
81720
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
60
37000
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
80
42770
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
530
65220

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