California is the #3 highest paying state for plumbers, HVAC technicians, and electricians – KION546
California is the fourth highest paying state for plumbers, HVAC technicians and electricians
The United States is currently in the grip of a shortage of professionals. Across the board, the country does not have enough qualified electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians and carpenters to meet demand. An recent research found that many of the most in-demand jobs go unfilled for at least a month. This is because millions of Americans laid off during the early days of the coronavirus are looking for work.
That said, not all job markets are created equal. While it should be fairly easy to find work in all 50 states, how much that work pays varies by state. To find the states where home health care workers are paid the most, ServiceTitan analyzed June 2020 data from Pay rate. The average salary of a home health care worker was calculated by averaging the wages of entry-level, high school, and senior-level employees in each state. HVAC technicians, plumbers and electricians were all included in the dataset, which can be seen nationwide here.
California by the numbers
– Average annual salary: $59,511 ($28.61 per hour)
— Plumbers: $58,400 ($28.08 per hour)
– Plumber pay increase from entry to senior level: $15,100 ($7.26 per hour)
— HVAC Technician: $59,433 ($28.57 per hour)
— HVAC Technician pay increase from entry to senior level: $17,800 ($8.56 per hour)
— Electrician: $60,700 ($29.18 per hour)
— Salary increase for entry-level to senior electricians: $17,900 ($8.61 per hour)
There is a gap between knowing an industry needs workers and actually getting workers in the industry. California is Investing $200 Million in improving the delivery of vocational education – education that can add tens of thousands of dollars to the salary of the average tradesman. However, California’s sheer size means that not all urban areas are created equal for home workers. the The San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward metropolitan area is the highest-paying in the nation for both electricians and plumbers, and the fourth highest for HVAC Technicians.
The San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and Merced areas, meanwhile, also rank in the top 10 subways in the nation for electricians, while San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara ranks highly for plumbers and HVAC technicians do well in Napa. , Santa Metros Cruz-Watsonville, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and Santa Maria-Santa Barbara. In addition, the total state employment for plumbers is: expected to grow by 12.4% by 2028. But it is not all rosy: the premium on the wages of home care workers is partly explained by the fact that California has the nations third highest cost of living.
Check out the statistics below to find out where your talents are valued most and least, and to better gauge whether it’s worth making a career move.
States that pay home care workers the most
#1. Alaska: $61,156 average annual salary ($29.40 per hour)
#2. Massachusetts: $59,700 average annual salary ($28.70 per hour)
#3. California: $59,511 average annual salary ($28.61 per hour)
States that pay home care workers the least
#1. Arkansas: $47,944 average annual salary ($23.05 per hour)
#2. West Virginia: $48,178 average annual salary ($23.16 per hour)
#3. Idaho: $49,433 average annual salary ($23.77 per hour)
This story originally appeared on ServiceTitan and was produced and distributed in association with Stacker Studio.