IBEW Local 520 Wage Scale
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 520 has a set wage scale, which is the same for all its contractors.
Apprentices start out earning a livable wage. As they progress through the apprenticeship program, they begin to earn scheduled raises. When they complete their fifth-year of apprenticeship, they “top out” and receive their final scheduled pay raise.
Journeyman electricians earn an hourly base rate. Raises are stated in writing and negotiated between Local 520 and its contractors.
Local 520 also ensures electricians, who work more than 40-hours per week, will be paid one and a half times their normal hourly rate for every hour beyond 40 hours. Similarly, working on Sundays and holidays nets Local 520 electricians double their normal hourly rate.
With IBEW Local 520, men and women of all races are paid an equal, fair wage.
Check out IBEW 520’s Pay Scale:
|50% 1st year||$15.00|
|55% 1st year, 2nd 6 months||$16.19|
|60% 2nd year:||$17.66|
|70% 3rd year:||$20.61|
|75% 4th year:||$22.08|
|80% 5th year:||$23.55
Construction ElectricianExperienced electricians lacking a journeyman’s license, level is based on skills evaluation
|Level 10||90% of base scale||$26.50
|Level 9||80% of base scale||$23.55
|Level 8||75% of base scale||$22.08
|Level 7||70% of base scale||$20.61|
Construction WiremanInexperienced electricians without a journeyman’s license, level is based on skills evaluation
|Level 6||65% of base scale||$19.14|
|Level 5||60% of base scale||$17.66
|Level 4||55% of base scale||$16.19|
|Level 3||50% of base scale||$14.72|
|Level 2||45% of base scale||$13.25
|Level 1||Entry level||$13.25