Do you have an interest in, or are you currently working in the Electrical Construction Industry?

If so, Local 8 has many programs available to assist you.

IBEW Local 8 electricians are skilled in a variety of electrical areas including residential, commercial, voice-data-video installation, electrical maintenance, manufacturing, and panel & sign shop. 

If you are looking for a career with the best benefits and retirement plans available - and not just a job - contact us at 419-666-8920.


 Inside Journeyman
Wage Rate
Effective June 1, 2018

$39.23/hour - Wage rate
$13.22/hour - H&W
$6.00-$9.50/hour - Flex

Effective June 25, 2018

$38.94/hour - Wage rate
$13.52/hour - H&W
$6.00-$9.50/hour - Flex Pension






The objectives of the International Brotherhood
of Electrical Workers Local 8 are:

  • To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan;
  • To promote reasonable methods of work;
  • To cultivate feelings of friendship among those in our industry;
  • To assist each other in sickness or distress;
  • To secure employment;
  • To secure adequate pay for our work.


Benefits of IBEW
Local 8 Membership

IBEW Local 8 members and their families enjoy the benefits of the union.

  • IBEW Local 8 represents 2000 members in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.
  • Our contractors provide all the tools and up-to-date materials to perform our work.
  • IBEW Local 8 hosts annual events for members and their families.
  • Health Insurance while you are laid off - as well as retirees, Sub fund for the unemployed, Benevolent Fund for those in need.
  • IBEW Local 8 has customers that use solely Local 8 members.
  • Local 8 members are paid Prevailing Wage on all jobs.
  •  Advanced journeyman training (paid while you learn).

If you are working in the electrical industry and are not
enjoying these benefits for you
and your
you need to contact us immediately.

Josh Abernathy

Steve Denniss

Perry Hester


Membership Development Coordinators