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Which electrical job is easier or high paying?

Is it either residential or commercial? 1) What do residential electricians do? 2) What do commercial electricians do?

Asked By: Guess Who! (Gone) - 1/16/2008
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I've done residential, commercial and industrial work... More
Answered By: David B - 1/16/2008
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Neither of them are easy but commercial electricians make more, chiefly because they can generally find work year round... More
Answered By: marty - 1/16/2008
 
They both do the same things except on a larger scale for commercial. Commercial electricians work on longer term project normally. Pay is similar for both.
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Answered By: Mark C - 1/16/2008
 
an industrial electricians pay can beat both commercial and residential. there is more codes you need to know, and the work is harder, but factories always need something done. so you work year round.
Answered By: alphadog - 1/16/2008
 
1) Residential electricians mostly work in houses, apartments and other dwellings. They may either be installers when the structures are being built or after they are built or they are akin to maintenance men. The work is sometimes hard, especially when dealing with home owners that want the work done fast and cheap... More
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Answered By: badbender001 - 1/16/2008
 
Residential is easy, rough in the house , using plans, then do the finish work, like receptacles, switch's, 3 way, 4way, air condition , hot water heater, stove , and put up lights, and fans.
Answered By: hightopp2006 - 1/16/2008
 
To answer the pay part of your question. As an example, IBEW Local Union 332 in San Jose has two different apprentice programs. The Residential program has a starting pay of $13.44/hr. The Commercial/Industrial program has a starting pay of $20.44/hr... More
Answered By: slapnface - 1/16/2008
 
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