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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

Precentage of Journeyman Wage

Hourly Wage

1st Period

0-1,000 Hours

45%

$19.67

2nd Period

1,001-1,999 Hours

45%

$19.67

3rd Period

2,000 Hours & Pass 1st Year School

50%

$21.86

4th Period

3,500 Hours & Pass 2nd Year School

60%

$26.23

5th Period

5,000 Hours & Pass 3rd Year School

75%

$32.78

6th Period

6,500 Hours & Pass 4th Year School

85%

$37.15

1st Period Apprentice Fringe Benefits Breakdown

Vacation/Holiday

6.00%

$1.18

Health & Welfare

58.21%

$11.45

Annuity

0.00%

$0.00

Local Pension

13.04%

$2.56

NEBF

3.00%

$0.59

JATC

2.36%

$0.46

LMCC

0.23%

$0.05

Total Wage/Fringe Package per Hour:

$35.96

 

2nd Period Apprentice Fringe Benefits Breakdown

Vacation/Holiday

12.00%

$2.52

Health & Welfare

58.21%

$11.45

Annuity

0.00%

$0.00

Local Pension

13.04%

$2.56

NEBF

3.00%

$0.59

JATC

2.36%

$0.46

LMCC

0.23%

$0.05

Total Wage/Fringe Package per Hour:

$37.30

 

Current Journeyman Rate: $43.71 + Benefits = Total Wage/Fringe Package per Hour: $74.40

Wages effective 05/01/19
*Benefits increase with each subsequent wage period; Annuity does not begin until 3rd period.