License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing

License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing

Electrical Helper



Highlights

License required in 2 states
86th most burdensome licensing requirements
95th most heavily regulated occupation

(Last updated April 24, 2012)

Definition

Electrical helpers help electricians by performing duties of lesser skill, which includes using, supplying or holding materials or tools and cleaning work area and equipment.

Summary

Two states license electrical helpers. Maine and Minnesota both have a licensing fee and a minimum age of 16 or 17. Because so few states
license electrical inspectors, it is ranked as the 95th most widely and onerously licensed occupation of the 102 studied.

(Last updated April 30, 2012)

State Licensing Requirements

Burden RankStateFeesEducation/Experience (Days)ExamsMinimum GradeMinimum Age
1 Minnesota $20 2 0 0 17
2 Maine $96 0 0 0 16

(Last updated April 24, 2012)

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