Compensation
Updated On: Jun 02, 2022

Wages for IBEW 159 Electrical workers, effective May 29, 2022
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Inside Electricians 
Inside Journeyman hourly wage $44.87
Plus fringe benefits (retirement, health insurance)
Total wage and fringe package $67.34/hour

Inside Apprentices earn a percentage of the Journeyman wage, beginning at 45% ($20.19) plus benefits. Total package = $35.76). 
They advance through six pay periods (from 45% through 80% of JW scale)

Residential Electricians
Residential Journeyman hourly wage $32.28
Plus fringe benefits (retirement, health insurance)
Total package $50.51/hour

Voice/Data/Video (VDV) Technicians
VDV Technician (Journeyman) hourly wage $30.63
Plus fringe benefits (retirement, health insurance)
Total package $47.76/hour

VDV Apprentices begin at 50% of Installer Technician wage ($15.32/hour, plus benefits. Total package $28.16) They advance through six pay periods (from 50% through 85% of Journeyman scale)
*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.

Updated June 2, 2022


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Contact Info
IBEW Local 159
4903 Commerce Ct.
McFarland, WI 53558
  608.255.2989

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