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Electrician Average Salary in Philippines 2019

How much money does an Electrician make in Philippines?

30,551 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Electrician in Philippines typically earns around 30,551 PHP per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Electrician salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Electrician Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Electrician

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Electrician salaries in Philippines range between 12,526 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 47,048 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 31,773 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Electrician are earning less than 31,773 PHP while the other half are earning more than 31,773 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 people working as Electrician are earning less than 19,935 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 19,935 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Electrician are earning less than 42,563 PHP while 25% are earning more than 42,563 PHP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

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 plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Electrician Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
14,425 PHP
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
19,776 PHP
5 - 10 Years    +26%  
24,954 PHP
10 - 15 Years    +21%  
30,132 PHP
15 - 20 Years    +17%  
35,311 PHP
20+ Years    +24%  
43,768 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Electrician salaries by experience level. An Electrician with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 14,425 PHP per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 19,776 PHP per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 24,954 PHP per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Electrician(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 30,132 PHP per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 35,311 PHP per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 43,768 PHP per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Philippines Electrician

Electrician Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
18,222 PHP
Bachelor's Degree    +40%  
25,472 PHP
Master's Degree    +41%  
35,828 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Electrician salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Electrician is 18,222 PHP per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 25,472 PHP per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 35,828 PHP per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Philippines Electrician

Electrician Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
27,648 PHP
Male    +21%  
33,453 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
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 21% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Philippines Electrician

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
26,121 PHP
Public Sector    +34%  
34,980 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Electrician employees in Philippines earn 34% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Philippines Electrician

Electrician Salary Trend and Forecast in Philippines

How are Electrician salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Philippines Electrician
Average Salary 2016    =  
27,396 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
28,410 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
29,461 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
30,551 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrician salaries in Philippines are on the rise in the year 2019 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 continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Electrician Average Hourly Wage in Philippines

176 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Electrician is 176 PHP. This means that the average Electrician in Philippines earns approximatly 176 PHP for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working 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 annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Electrician VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrician and Electrical and Electronics Trades monthly PhilippinesWe compared Philippines salaries for Electrician, Electrical and Electronics Trades, and All Jobs and we found that Electrician salaries are 15% less than those of Electrical and Electronics Trades. We also found out that Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Cable Installer and Locator25,325 PHP-17%
Digital Design Engineer42,744 PHP+40%
Electrical Designer37,925 PHP+24%
Electrical Drafter32,522 PHP+6%
Electrical Engineering Manager52,095 PHP+71%
Electrical Planner35,479 PHP+16%
Electrical Sales Engineer40,274 PHP+32%
Electrical Service Technician25,049 PHP-18%
Electrical Technician37,373 PHP+22%
Electrical Worker25,506 PHP-17%
Electrician30,551 PHP=
Electromechanical Technician26,606 PHP-13%
Electronic Engineer46,155 PHP+51%
Electronics Instructor42,078 PHP+38%
Electronics Technician26,257 PHP-14%
Field Service Engineer50,774 PHP+66%
Field Service Technician30,083 PHP-2%
Hydroelectric Plant Technician28,469 PHP-7%
Hydroelectric Production Manager52,440 PHP+72%
Instrumentation Technician30,976 PHP+1%
Journeyman Electrician25,480 PHP-17%
Maintenance Electrician24,360 PHP-20%
Mechatronics Technician28,485 PHP-7%
Power Equipment Mechanic30,080 PHP-2%
Power Line Technician28,095 PHP-8%
Refrigeration and Airconditioning Mechanic31,347 PHP+3%
Security Service Engineer46,103 PHP+51%
Technical Manager54,525 PHP+78%
Turbine Fitter25,823 PHP-15%
Warehouse Attendant24,652 PHP-19%
Warehouse Manager51,095 PHP+67%
Watch Repairer30,212 PHP-1%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo30,469 PHP
Cagayan de Oro30,100 PHP
Cebu31,925 PHP
Dasmarinas28,718 PHP
Davao34,591 PHP
Kalookan34,328 PHP
Las Pinas28,077 PHP
Makati28,767 PHP
Manila33,980 PHP
Paranaque30,863 PHP
Pasig31,299 PHP
Quezon City36,485 PHP
Taguig30,711 PHP
Valenzuela29,235 PHP
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