Browse Average Salary Ranges for Skilled and Trades Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Skilled and Trades? There are 1424 jobs in Skilled and Trades category. Average salaries can vary and range from $22,415 to $307,476. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from December 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAerial Tram Tender Experience Education Avg. Salary$47,690  
95.40%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Operates and maintains aerial tram equipment. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 0-2 years of exp More

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Job TitleAnimal Groomer and Bather Experience Education Avg. Salary$34,408  
68.83%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Bathes and grooms animals. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and pr More

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Dog Groomer
Pet Groomer
Pet Stylist
Job TitleBattery Assembler Experience Education Avg. Salary$33,059  
66.13%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Assembles, bolts, and fastens battery parts with the use of hands, tweezers, or tongs. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used conc More

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Production Assembler - Batteries
Job TitleBoiler Welder I Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$42,400  
84.82%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques and operating various welding devices. Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or sc More

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Welder I
Combo Welder I
Mig/Tig Welder I
Entry Welder
Pipe Welder I
Solderer/Brazer I
Spot Welder I
Welder/Fabricator I
Job TitleBoilermaker I Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$39,833  
79.69%
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Builds, repairs, tests, and maintains all types of boilers and high pressure vessels. Tests for structural soundness and inspects fittings, feed pumps, safety and check valves, water and pressure gaug More

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Entry Boilermaker
Job TitleBrush Painter I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$42,100  
84.22%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Applies paint, varnishes, stains and other coatings to interior and/or exterior surfaces with brush, roller or other tools. Prepares surfaces for painting by removing old paint using paint removers, s More

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Painter I
Entry Painter
Painter, Entry
Painter I - Construction and Maintenance
Job TitleBuffing and Polishing Set-Up Operator Experience Education Avg. Salary$34,778  
69.57%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Sets-up and operates a buffing and polishing machine. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures w More

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Polishing Machine Set-Up Operator
Finishing Machine Operator
Machine Support Operator
Job TitleCertifier Rigger Experience Education Avg. Salary$41,102  
82.23%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Facilitates the movement and positioning of heavy equipment, materials and cargo. Sets up rigging, slings, pulleys, winches, dollies and ropes to safely maneuver loads. Coordinates moving activities w More

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Rigger
Tower Rigger
Transportation Rigger
Job TitleChoke Setter Experience Education Avg. Salary$38,434  
76.89%
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Ensures that logs are properly attached and fastened to vehicle for transportation. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has More

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Logging Rigger
Job TitleCNC Punch Press Operator Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$40,200  
80.42%
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Configures and operates electrically powered presses to cut, shape, and form metal, plastic, or other materials used in manufacturing operations. Performs operations such as blanking, bending, punchin More

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Punch Press Operator
Punch Press Operator/Set-up

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