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New Apprentices without prior experience or trade school start at 1st period pay. Those with documented work experience or a Minnesota accredited electrical trade school degree are eligible to start at 2nd period or higher.

Current Wage Rates

Period

Requirements

Percentage of Journeyman Wage

Hourly Wage

1st Period

0-1,000 Hours

45%

$22.50

2nd Period

1,001-1,999 Hours

45%

$22.50

3rd Period

2,000 Hours & Pass 1st Year School

50%

$25.00

4th Period

3,500 Hours & Pass 2nd Year School

60%

$30.00

5th Period

5,000 Hours & Pass 3rd Year School

75%

$37.50

6th Period

6,500 Hours & Pass 4th Year School

85%

$42.50

1st Period Apprentice Fringe Benefits Breakdown

Vacation/Holiday

6.00%

$1.35

Health & Welfare

52.44%

$11.80

Annuity

0.00%

$0.00

Local Pension

10.00%

$2.25

NEBF

3.00%

$0.68

JATC

2.22%

$0.50

LMCC

0.18%

$0.05

Total Wage/Fringe Package per Hour:

$39.13

 

2nd Period Apprentice Fringe Benefits Breakdown

Vacation/Holiday

14.02%

$3.15

Health & Welfare

52.44%

$11.80

Annuity

0.00%

$0.00

Local Pension

10.00%

$2.25

NEBF

3.00%

$0.68

JATC

2.22%

$0.50

LMCC

0.18%

$0.05

Total Wage/Fringe Package per Hour:

$40.93

 

Current Journeyman Rate: $50.00 + Benefits = Total Wage/Fringe Package per Hour: $82.35

Wages effective 05/01/22
*Benefits increase with each subsequent wage period; Annuity does not begin until 3rd period.

Minneapolis Electrical JATC