Alaska Licensing Overview for an Electrician

Licensing for an electrician in Alaska is controlled by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workplace Development.

General Guidelines for an Electrician in Alaska

Specific requirements to perform electrician services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for an electrician license?

• Journeyman License/Master Electrician License: Requires 8,000 hours of experience in the trade. The DOL licenses journeyman electricians, journeyman power lineman, residential electricians, and maintenance electricians.

• Electrical Contractor License: Must register with the Department of Community and Economic Development; must employ an electrical administrator

What’s the state licensing site for an electrician?

Alaska Department of Labor and Workplace Development

What are some training programs available for an electrician?

See schools and training programs.

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

License expires every two years

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.