Electrician Salary in Ireland

€23.81
per hour
per year
€49,524
per year
per hour

Electrician - Average Salary & Hourly Wage in Ireland

The average salary for an Electrician is €23.81 gross per hour (€49,524 gross per year), which is 12% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
An Electrician can expect an average starting pay of €23.49. The highest pay rates can exceed €26.30.
€23.49
Low
€23.81
Average
€26.30
High
€48,859
Low
€49,524
Average
€54,704
High

Electrician Salary Range

Apprenticeship
€12.92
Low
€23.49
Average
€23.81
Experienced
€25.17
High
€26.30
Apprenticeship
€26,873
Low
€48,859
Average
€49,524
Experienced
€52,353
High
€54,704
Among Electricians, newly qualified Electricians tend to have the lowest wages, while experienced Industrial Electricians or Electricians/ Network Technicians working for the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) enjoy the highest wages.

Electrician - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
ESB Electrician€53K/year
+6% 
Industrial Electrician€52K/year
+4% 
Apprentice Electrician€25K/year
 -49%

Electrician - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

A Fully Qualified Electrician with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €48,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Electrician with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €49,000, while an experienced Electrician with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €52,000. Electricians with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €53,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Electrician

Late Career▲ +7%
Experienced▲ +5%
Average Salary€49,524/year
Mid Career▼ -1%
Entry Level▼ -3%

Gender Breakdown

Female
1%
Male
99%

Electrician - Jobs by Location

Electrician - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Electrician jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Electrician

How much does an Electrician make in Ireland?
An Electrician in Ireland earns an average of €23.81 gross per hour, which is about €49,524 gross per year. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Electrician updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for an Electrician in Ireland?
The starting salary of an Electrician in Ireland is around €23.49 gross per hour. Newly qualified Electricians usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for an Electrician in Ireland?
The highest salary of an Electrician in Ireland can reach and exceed €26.30 gross per hour. Industrial Electricians or Electricians/ Network Technicians working for the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) usually have the highest salaries.
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