Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a nonprofit trade association federation with 53 educational campuses and affiliate local chapters across the country. IEC represents more than 3,600 member businesses that employ over 100,000 electrical and systems workers throughout the United States. The association educates nearly 16,000 electricians and systems professionals each year through world-class training programs. IEC contractor member companies are some of the premier firms in the industry and are responsible for over $10B in gross revenue annually. 

Our Mission

We are dedicated to the success and advancement of our merit shop members and the independent electrical and systems contracting industry.

Guided by the principals of integrity, excellence, and collaboration, we strive to advocate for the independent electrical industry in the U.S.; provide premier education and resources; grow our resources and membership to maintain a dynamic industry association; and recognize excellence in the electrical and systems contracting industry.