Compensation

Inside Wage Rate for Electrical Workers in Local 159

Base Rate$37.75
403(b) Annuity (25%)$9.44
Health & Welfare$9.41
NEBF (3%)$1.13
VacationOptional 0% or 7% deduction
Total Package$57.73/hour
Effective 6/1/2017
For apprentice wage rates contact the Local office.*

 

Residential Wage Rate for Electrical Workers in Local 159

Base Rate$25.68
403(b) Annuity (25%)$5.14
Health & Welfare$8.82
NEBF (3%)$0.77
VacationOptional 0% or 7% deduction
Total Package$40.41/hour
Effective 6/1/2017
For apprentice wage rates contact the Local office.*

 

Voice/Data/Video Wage Rate for Technicians in Local 159

Base Rate$25.54
403(b) Annuity (25%)$5.11
Health & Welfare$8.14
NEBF (3%)$0.77
Vacation3% deduction
Total Package$39.56/hour
Effective 6/1/2017
For apprentice wage rates contact the Local office.*

*Under Wisconsin law, apprentices’ wages must average no less than 60% of the wage rate of skilled workers in the trade in which the apprentice is employed, over the term of apprenticeship.

How Our Packages Compare to Other Trades

With the available information below, inside wiremen are in the 59th percentile. 13 trades make less than inside wiremen, and 8 make more.
The average total package is $56.12, and the median total package is $54.68.
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Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin Affiliated Trades