Browse Average Salary Ranges for Skilled and Trades Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Skilled and Trades? There are 1226 jobs in Skilled and Trades category. Average salaries can vary and range from $34,597 to $306,857. 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 November 25, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleHeavy Equipment Operator Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,763  
80.96%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Operates heavy machinery, such as a tractor, bulldozer, backhoe, or excavator, for the purposes of construction, demolition, or excavation. May be responsible for routine maintenance or repairs. May n More

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Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator
Construction Equipment Operator
Senior Heavy Equipment Operator
Job TitleHeavy Equipment Senior Service Technician Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,000  
78.72%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Removes, installs, diagnoses, repairs, disassembles, assembles and performs failure analyses of all heavy equipment including engines, hydraulics, and transmissions. Must be competent in fuel systems, More

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Shop Service Technician, Sr.
Job TitleInstrument Technician II Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$60,760  
77.14%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Tests and repairs instrumentation systems utilized by production equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality. Evaluates instruments to establish plans for repai More

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Intermediate Instrument Technician
Production Instrumentation Technician II
Job TitleInstrument Technician III Experience5 - 7 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$69,906  
88.75%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Tests and repairs instrumentation systems utilized by production equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality. Evaluates instruments to establish plans for repai More

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Senior Instrument Technician
Production Instrumentation Technician III
Job TitleIntermediate Calibration Technician Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$58,230  
73.93%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Assembles, calibrates and maintains various instruments and equipment that measure heat, light, voltage, amperage, weight, vacuum, magnetic resistance, etc. Carries out reliability and performance tes More

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Calibration Technician II
Calibrator II
Test Equipment Maintenance Technician, Experienced
Job TitleIntermediate Civil Engineering Technician Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$56,560  
71.81%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Assists the engineers in the planning of construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, and roads. Helps prepare proposals and cost estimates. Estimates work load to estab More

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Civil Engineering Technician II
Civil Engineering Technologist II
Job TitleIntermediate Instrument Technician Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$60,800  
77.19%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Tests and repairs instrumentation systems utilized by production equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality. Evaluates instruments to establish plans for repai More

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Instrument Technician II
Production Instrumentation Technician II
Job TitleIntermediate Machinist Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$51,370  
65.22%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical equipment. Assembles parts into sub-units or complete units. Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions More

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Machinist II
General Machinist II
Machinist - Experienced
Job TitleIntermediate Network Control Technician Experience2 - 4 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$70,200  
89.13%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Monitors and maintains the company's network systems. Troubleshoots network systems when necessary and makes improvements to the network. May require an associate degree in a related area. Typically r More

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Network Control Technician II
LAN Control Technician II
Network Operations Center Technician II
Job TitleIntermediate Waste Water Treatment Technician Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$50,600  
64.24%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Ensures that pumps, conveyors, blowers, chlorinators, vacuum equipment and other waste water treatment equipment are functioning properly. Monitors equipment for potential failures and may make minor More

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Waste Water Treatment Technician II
Waste Water Equipment Technician II
Waste Water Sampling Technician II

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