Why Study for an Electrician Career?
"Imagine yourself having a successful career
as an Electrician..."
Qualified Electricians are always in demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor expects an increase of nearly 12% in the number of job opportunities for Electricians by 2018.*
As the population grows, electricians will be needed to wire new homes, restaurants, schools, and other structures that will be built to accomodate the growing population.
In addition , older buildings will require improvements to their electrical systems to meet modern codes and accomodate higher electricity consumption due to the greater use of electronic equipment in houses and workplaces. That means there can be plenty of opportunity for you - if you have the right skills. Electrician is becoming a wonderful and rewarding career choice.
Average salary of Electricians: $46,000**
Career Areas: Work for a construction firm or start your own business.
Install and maintain electrical devices and wiring in homes, factories, and offices.
Electrician Training Program
Turn your dream of becoming an Electrician into an exciting career with the Penn Foster's Electrician Training Program. There are no classes and you train at home in your spare time using proven learning methods perfected by Penn Foster, an innovative leader in distance study training programs.