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Old 04-20-2013, 04:59 PM   #61
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Ok thats decent pay u probably in the top tier... Commercial starts at 43 plus benefits/annuity/pension.. Depending on where u work it can be over 50 which is where i am and i would rather that than less

Nope, no way. Don't believe it. Not in the US. There is no way a 1st year commercial journeyman electrician makes $43 per hour.

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Thats the thing, you're really not making much because it cost so much to live, where i'm making good money and cheap living expenses...
Well where i live down the jersey shore cost of living isnt like 45 minutes north around the city and i dont have to drive my own vehicle which helps alot... I live comfortably though
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Nope, no way. Don't believe it. Not in the US. There is no way a 1st year commercial journeyman electrician makes $43 per hour.
Lol how much u want to bet? In nj your your first year out of the jatc journeymen rate is 43 an hour
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Nope, no way. Don't believe it. Not in the US. There is no way a 1st year commercial journeyman electrician makes $43 per hour.
It certainly doesn't leave much meat on the bone, does it?
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It certainly doesn't leave much meat on the bone, does it?
Jobs just cost more and bids are made accordingly
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It certainly doesn't leave much meat on the bone, does it?
Out of the union of course
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The whole package comes to 94 an hour but thats because cost of living is so high here in the tri state i wouldnt make that in say idaho
So, you are union, and your wages don't compare to others!
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So, you are union, and your wages don't compare to others!
Im not bragging so what do mean?
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Im not bragging so what do mean?
Im not bragging so what do u mean?
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Had that happen to me only they had used the pie as a neutral also.
I have always pulled a ground after that.
Ya just a couple weeks ago i was installing new dimming ballasts in classrooms and the existing lights were piped in and i felt a tingle every time touched the pipe and my tick tracer detected voltage when next to pipe.. Scary ****.. School maintenance guys hard at work
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Ugh, we've had a few clients ask us to go to the city, im so not interested... but I tell you what, i've gone to the Bahamas for a client... best work experience ever.
I bet
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Im not bragging so what do mean?
No i guess it dont compare in more ways than just pay scale

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