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Helpers—Electricians - What They Do

Helpers—Electricians generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Helpers—Electricians can expect to earn an average of $27,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Helpers—Electricians will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 6.8% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Helpers—Electricians rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 2.9% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Helpers—Electricians are being hit extremely hard. Unemployment levels currently stand at 14.0%.

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