Electrical Apprenticeships

Install and repair residential, commercial and industrial electrical distribution and control systems. The work is physically demanding and mentally rewarding.


Is an Electrician Apprenticeship Right for Me?

What are the qualifications?

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of selection and indenture.
  • Show evidence of successful completion of one full year of high school algebra with a passing grade, or one post high school algebra course with a passing grade.
  • Be at least a high school graduate.
  • Applicants must also be able to take and pass a drug test.

What is the Cost of the Apprenticeship? 

  • Text Books
  • Various Hand Tools
  • Proper Clothes
  • Required Licenses

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) jointly sponsor apprenticeship training programs that offer you the opportunity to earn wages, benefits all while you learn the skills needed for a trade that is both challenging and rewarding.  As an apprentice, you will have the chance to use your mind, as well as your physical skills, to complete work in a variety of settings with the constant opportunity to learn something new.

The Idaho Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) invites you to check out the opportunities available to you. 

There are three primary specialties in electrical work:




Electrician Apprenticeship Expected Wages

Length of Apprenticeship is 8000 hours

Wages within $2.00/hr  

Percentage of
Journeyman Wage
Hours Worked Wage/hr Benefits/hr Total Compensation
45-50% 0-1000 $16.03/hr $8.43hr $24.46/hr
50-55% 1001-2000 $17.66/hr $8.48/hr $26.14/hr
55-60% 2001-3500 $19.30/hr $11.93/hr $31.23/hr
60-65% 3501-5000 $20.93/hr $12.27/hr $33.20/hr
70-75% 5001-6500 $24.21/hr $12.94/hr $37.15/hr
80-82% 6501-8000 $27.48/hr $13.61/hr $41.09/hr

Electrician Apprenticeship Opportunities

Northern Idaho

Inland Empire Electrical JATC 

3210 E Ferry Ave

Spokane, WA 99202

Phone: 206-323-4505

Southwest Idaho

Southwestern Idaho Electrical JATC

12302 W. Explorer Dr., STE 130
Boise, Idaho 83713

Phone: 208-384-0538

Eastern/Central Idaho

Eastern Idaho Electrical JATC

8450 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83204

Phone: (208) 232-4300

Contact Us


(208) 321-4814

802 W. Jefferson Suite 500, Boise, ID 83702