Construction Careers: Electrical Worker

Bring on the power and let the electricity flow. As an electrician you will connect wires, circuits, breakers, switches and much more. Without you, Michigan and our lives will be dark, cold, and silent.  

Electrician working on an electrical system

As an electrician you will design, install, and maintain the systems that light up our homes and business, and allow for our computers, electronics, and appliances to run. You will assure Michigan’s homes and businesses run smoothly. 


A high school diploma or GED and some additional training will prepare you for a career as an electrical worker.


A high school diploma or G.E.D is required for most training programs. Additional training programs are required and paid apprentice programs are approximately 4 years long. There are many programs designed to prepare you to become a master in your field.



Electrical workers make between $40,000 and $70,000 annually.


$40,000 - $70,000