Why Become an Electrician?


On The Job Training

Working with electricity is a fulfilling career because it requires an electrician to have a good working knowledge of the relevant electric codes. Electrical work doesn’t get tedious, because every day brings something new and fresh to the profession. It also offers tremendous benefits and career potential.


Based on the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the average electrician in the United States makes over $52,000/year.

Job Security & Nationwide Opportunities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics also predicts that the demand for qualified electricians will explode in the next ten years. In fact, they expect more than 85,900 new electrician jobs to be created between 2014 and 2024, which is a staggering 14% increase. Based on their analysis of the growth of various industries and professions, this is significantly higher than average.

Jobs Are Available Now

When considering becoming an electrician you are considering a career path that grants you the opportunity to find a job today. The demand for skilled tradespeople continues to grow across the USA.

“Right now, American manufacturing is struggling to fill 200,000 vacant positions. There are 450,000 openings in trades, transportation, and utilities. The Skills Gap is real, and it’s getting wider. In Alabama, a third of all skilled tradesmen are over 55. They’re retiring fast, and no one is there to replace them.”

– Mike Rowe

Opportunity For Career Advancement

As an electrician, you will experience the opportunity for advancement in your career. After starting as a service technician, hard-working and committed electricians can become promoted to field managers, operation managers, and even distribution managers within their company and field.

Barts Electric has immediate openings for skilled electricians in Missouri and Arkansas. HIRING BONUS based on experience. We offer a highly competitive salary, family healthcare options, and an outstanding 401K.

If you’re currently employed by a shop but are looking for a more fulfilling career, one with a positive, supportive, and collaborative team, come talk to us about joining the Barts Electric family. We do more than build buildings. We build people.

For more info and to apply, visit: https://www.bartselectric.com/careers/