Best Gifts for Electricians

Choosing the right gift can be tough. We’ve compiled our guide of best gifts for electricians to help you in your quest for just the right one.

Our roundup of electrician gift ideas are great for Christmas, Birthday’s, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Retirement, of just because.


Tools can be a thoughtful gesture since they can wear out or get lost. Check out our Complete Electrician’s Tool Guide, which covers all essential tools for electricians.

Best Gift Ideas for Electricians

Here is a list of foolproof gift ideas for the electrician in your life.

1. Leatherman Stainless Steel Multi-tool

Have you noticed that men love gadgets? Give them a handful with this stainless steel multi-tool. Nice to have around the house, so they don’t need to drag in their work tools. Nineteen tools include a wire stripper, electrical crimper, and wire cutter.

2. Petzel Tikka Headlamp

I use my headlamp everyday. Electricians frequently work in dark or dimly lit places. Since both hands are occupied with work, a headlamp is the perfect answer. It’s always nice to have one for backup, too.

3. SOG Electrician Knife

A custom laser-etched design on this 8″ steel blade is the perfect knife for the electrician in your life. Built into the nearly indestructible handle, is a wire stripper bar, that works with 10-22 gauge wire size.

5. Work Boot Care Kit

Caring for leather work boots by regularly cleaning and conditioning will help them last longer. This leather care kit includes everything needed to keep boots in top-notch condition!

Follow our 3-step boot cleaning guide.

5. ElectriCalc Pro Electrical Code Calculator

Make their day easier! Great for electricians, estimators, and engineers. Installed with NEC code from 1996 to 2020! Ohms Law and Kirchhoff’s Law is built in.

6. Lighted Magnetic Pickup Tool

Gadgets and guys go well together. End frustration with this well-reviewed tool they can use on and off of the jobsite.

7. Coffee Mug for Electricians

This coffee mug is perfect for electricians that love coffee. You’ll get a smile out of this one.

8. Bucket Boss Tool Bag

One bag to carry all the electrician’s cordless tools! This tough 24″ long-boy is made with double wall 600 denier ripstop poly water-resistant fabric.

9. DeWalt Cordless Compact Power Drill

Every electrician needs a cordless drill. The Dewalt compact drill will fit into tight areas. Enough said. Grab an extra battery while you’re at it.

10. Funny Electrician T-Shirt

Who doesn’t love a funny t-shirt? This one is perfect for electricians.

11. Top-Grain Leather Business Card Holder

Electrician’s will enjoy keeping their business cards in this beautiful genuine leather case.

12. NoCry Professional Knee Pads

Electricians can have times being on their knees all day. Give them these NOCry Knee Pads so sore knees are a thing of the past.

13. DryGuy Forced Air Boot Dryer

No one likes wet boots and gloves. Get this forced air dryer that works on boots up to 16″ tall plus gloves and garments. Helps eliminate odors and reduce the growth of bacteria and mold.

14. Magnetic Wristband

Ten strong magnets hold screws, drill bits, etc. Electricians can keep little pieces handy with this magnetic wristband. Great for around the house too.

15. Wera Insulated Screwdriver Set

A superior screwdriver! Ergonomic handles and guaranteed safe up to 1,000 volts. Tip Identification is on the handle. Electricians will wonder how they got along without them.

16. Electrician's Hammer

The long straight claws of this hammer simply the removal of electrical fixtures.  Has a drop-forged, tempered steel head and comfortable neoprene grips. Lightweight and strong!

17. Renpho Foot Massager

A deep kneading foot massage is a perfect ending to long days on your feet. The 3 kneading intensities and 3 air pressore levels can relax the whole body!

18. Lighted Tool Backpack

This backpack by Dewalt has 57 pockets. The LED light can be aimed at a work space or tools in the bag. It’s heavy-duty!

19. Massage Gun

Let’s face it. Electricians can earn sore and tired muscles from being on the move all day. Give help with this  Sonic LX Professional Percussion Massage Gun that has 2,500 mAh battery for a rapid tension relief massage.

20. Personalized Tree Ornament

This Christmas Tree ornament is personalized by hand and comes with a ribbon loop.

21. Decal - Danger Apprentice

Do you know an apprentice with a good sense of humor? This inexpensive 1″ x 2″ vinyl decal can be for their hard hat, lunchbox, phone, etc. 

22. Retro Diner Mug - Small

A porcelain mug with a retro theme. The design is on both sides. Keep in mind that this is a small mug – 4.5×3.4×3.5 (LWH) Dishwasher and microwave safe.

Best Gifts for Apprentice Electricians

An apprentice electricians has a lot of tools to accumulate, so tool gifts will be welcomed. The cost of tools can bring a cold sweat to an apprentice when starting to build their collection, and they’ll appreciate your thoughtfulness. 

1. Greenlee 600-amp Clamp Meter

This tool is indispensable to an electrician. An apprentice will love finding this 6000-amp clamp meter under the wrapping paper.

2. Insulated Screwdrivers

Keep the apprentice protected from sparks and arcs. Insulated screwdrivers are the way to go. Get this set that includes a philips-tip and a cabinet-tip.

3. Klein 6-piece Apprentice Tool Set

Klein Tools is a trusted name in the electrical industry. This Pro Pack has 6 needed tools for any apprentice. 

4. Measuring Tape with Magnetic Hook

Electricians measure substantially. The magnetic hook is a frustration killer.

5. Cold Weather Crew-Neck Top

A cold weather crew-neck will be very welcome when working in the cold is necessary.

6. Thermal Cold-Weather Bottoms

For colder climates, these Carhartt bottoms wick away sweat and control odors. An apprentice electrician will appreciate your thoughtfulness.

7. Funny T-Shirt for an Apprentice Electrician

An apprentice electrician looks forward to the day they can make the big bucks. This funny t-shirt will show them how.

8. Electrician Tools Kit

This Klein 28-piece tool kit comes with a life-time warranty on workmanship and material defects. If the apprentice is just starting out, these are the bare essentials needed.

Best Journeyman Electrician Gift Ideas

1. O'Keefe's Working Hands Cream

Concentrated hand cream helps sooth and heal an electrician’s dry and cracked hands.

2. Ugly's Electrical Reference, 2020

A guide for daily reference. A journeyman electrician will use this electrical reference most days and can keep it right in his tool box.

3. Greenlee Step Bit

This is must-have! You won’t find better than the Greenlee step bit. Every journeyman electrician will appreciate having it!

4. Video Inspection Camera

This waterproof camera can make the job on an electrician easier by giving them a peek into obscure locations.

5. Light Therapy Alarm Clock

Journeyman electrician have physical labor and dirty days on the job. Help them wake up properly for the day ahead. Sunrise simulation is designed to bring them naturally to a waking state. Includes snooze and FM radio.

6. Journeyman Electrician T-Shirt

A Journeyman deserves a special T-shirt. Enough said!

7. Cordless Reciprocating Saw

Get this Dewalt reciprocating saw for your favorite journeyman electrician. It will cut just about anything that gets in their way.

8. Deluxe Leather Tool Bag Tote

Splurge and spoil that electrician. This genuine leather tool bag has a reinforced bottom and should last a life time. Highest quality bags and made in the USA.

Best Lineman Gift Ideas

1. Etched Lineman Whiskey Glass

Celebrate the work of a lineman with a unique whiskey glass. Hand sand etched and made to last a lifetime. Eleven ounces. 

2. Lineman Coffee Mug

American lineman 11-ounce coffee mug. Printed in the USA with the image on both sides.

3. Lineman Case Trapper Knife

Any lineman will love this knife with stainless steel blades. Great quality. Buy a sheath to go with it. 

4. Custom T-Shirt

Bless a lineman by giving them a 100% cotton pre-shrunk T-Shirt that gives them their due respect.

5. Steel American Flag for Lineman

A work of art to keep for a lifetime and to pass down to the next generation. This rustic looking steel flag is a lineman gift for any occasion.

6. The American Lineman Hardback Book

Entire history of the trade in this epic hardback book will keep a lineman reading. Includes beautiful photos and fascinating stories.

Retirement Gifts for Electricians

Long days outdoors during hot summers and cold winters can mark the days of electricians. Honor their career and celebrate a much-deserved retirement with a unique gift chosen just for them.

1. Industrial Table Lamo

 High quality iron brings attention to this steampunk industrial lamp. Built-in touch dimmer easily adjusts to 3 levels of brightness. A vintage bulb and usb charging port is included.

2. Etched Whiskey Glass

Premium whiskey glass hand-etched with Old Glory. Ten-ounce glass made in the USA.

3. Leather Belt with Embossed Design

Given a custom gift. This unique belt is made with 100% heavyweight leather and comes with a steel buckle that’s interchangeable. Perfect for retirement.

4. Engraved Survival Knife

Stainless steel blade and engraved rosewood handle. Comes with a nylon pouch. 

5. Electrical Meter Print

Real photographic print on archival paper. Ready to frame 11″x14″ patent print. 

6. Sculpture

A lineman sculpture made from recycled auto parts. A tribute to the hard work of a retired electrician from artist Armando Ramirez. 

7. Pewter Belt Buckle

Exceptional 3D details pop on the deep red background of the pewter belt buckle. Beautiful way to commemorate an electrician’s career. 

8. Cornhole Game Set

Let the fun and games begin now that they’re retired. “Lineman Backbone of America” is written on this Cornhole set. Includes 9 matching bags and a cornhole bag string pack.  

9. Collectible Print with Personalized Engraving

Ready to hang art describes the topic of electrician surrounded by related actual U.S. Postage Stamps. Choose your message on the engraving plate.

10. Weekend Travel Luggage

After retirement, there’s more time for travel. This weekend travel duffle comes in 8 colors and consists of genuine leather and canvas. Throw in a toiletry bag.

If you’re looking for a great tool belt for your favorite electrician, I offer some great insights about what to look for in my best electrician’s tool belt reviews.

Tool bags are a great idea too, so brush up on the best tool bags for electricians as well.

Gift Ideas for Electricians

If you have a great gift idea for your favorite electrician, I would be glad to hear from you. Just leave a comment below.