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NEW YORK — The salaries for residential electricians have risen for the first time in nearly a decade, according to data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The bureau’s Occupational Employment Statistics report showed that residential electrician salaries for March 2017 rose to $47,000.
That’s an increase of 6.4% from the same month last year.
The wage for a residential electricien in March 2017 was $47.77 per hour.
The average salary for residential acumulators was $37,100.
The number of residential acumen workers increased to 3,817 in March, from 3,000 in February.
The bureau expects the number of acumen-producing jobs in residential electric service to grow to 3.3 million by 2021.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis also released data on April, which showed that retail sales increased by 2.3% in March.
That marked the first increase in April in four years.
The Bureau of Economics also released its Annual Employment Outlook, which is a compilation of economic data, including the Bureau’s unemployment figures and other economic indicators.
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