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What Electricians Do

Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories. Electricians work indoors and outdoors in nearly every type of facility. 

How to Become an Electrician
Although most electricians learn through an apprenticeship, some start out by attending a technical school. Most states require electricians to be licensed.

Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for electricians was $51,880 in 2015. Employment of electricians is projected to grow 14% by 2026.

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