A person working as an Electrician in Philippines typically earns around 30,600 PHP per month. Salaries range from 14,100 PHP (lowest) to 48,600 PHP (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Electrician salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Electrician salaries in Philippines range from 14,100 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 48,600 PHP per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 33,000 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Electrician(s) are earning less than 33,000 PHP while the other half are earning more than 33,000 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Electrician(s) are earning less than 21,200 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 21,200 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Electrician(s) are earning less than 44,000 PHP while 25% are earning more than 44,000 PHP.
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Electrician salaries by experience level and this is what we found.
An Electrician with less than two years of experience makes approximately 16,000 PHP per month.
While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 21,300 PHP per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.
Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 31,500 PHP per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.
Additionally, Electrician(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 38,400 PHP per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.
If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 41,800 PHP per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.
Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 45,300 PHP per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+34%|
|5 - 10 Years||+48%|
|10 - 15 Years||+22%|
|15 - 20 Years||+9%|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Electrician salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.
When the education level is High School, the average salary of an Electrician is 18,200 PHP per month.
While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 28,600 PHP per month, 57% more than someone having a High School degree.
A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 47,900 PHP per month, 68% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.
|Certificate or Diploma||+57%|
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Electrician employees in Philippines earn 22% more than their female counterparts.
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector Electrician employees in Philippines earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts.
|Average Salary 2016|
|Average Salary 2017||+4%|
|Average Salary 2018||+4%|
|Average Salary 2019||+4%|
Electrician salaries in Philippines are on the rise in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.
The average salary for Electrician is 15% less than that of Electrical and Electronics Trades. Also, Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Cable Installer and Locator||25,300 PHP||-17%|
|Digital Design Engineer||42,700 PHP||+40%|
|Electrical Designer||37,900 PHP||+24%|
|Electrical Drafter||32,500 PHP||+6%|
|Electrical Engineering Manager||52,100 PHP||+71%|
|Electrical Planner||35,500 PHP||+16%|
|Electrical Sales Engineer||40,300 PHP||+32%|
|Electrical Service Technician||25,000 PHP||-18%|
|Electrical Technician||37,400 PHP||+22%|
|Electrical Worker||25,500 PHP||-17%|
|Electromechanical Technician||26,600 PHP||-13%|
|Electronic Engineer||46,200 PHP||+51%|
|Electronics Instructor||42,100 PHP||+38%|
|Electronics Technician||26,300 PHP||-14%|
|Field Service Engineer||50,800 PHP||+66%|
|Field Service Technician||30,100 PHP||-1%|
|Hydroelectric Plant Technician||28,500 PHP||-7%|
|Hydroelectric Production Manager||52,400 PHP||+72%|
|Instrumentation Technician||31,000 PHP||+1%|
|Journeyman Electrician||25,500 PHP||-17%|
|Maintenance Electrician||24,400 PHP||-20%|
|Mechatronics Technician||28,500 PHP||-7%|
|Power Equipment Mechanic||30,100 PHP||-1%|
|Power Line Technician||28,100 PHP||-8%|
|Refrigeration and Airconditioning Mechanic||31,300 PHP||+2%|
|Security Service Engineer||46,100 PHP||+51%|
|Technical Manager||54,500 PHP||+78%|
|Turbine Fitter||25,800 PHP||-16%|
|Warehouse Attendant||24,700 PHP||-19%|
|Warehouse Manager||51,100 PHP||+67%|
|Watch Repairer||30,200 PHP||-1%|
|Cagayan de Oro||30,100 PHP|
|Las Pinas||28,100 PHP|
|Quezon City||36,500 PHP|