Browse Average Salary Ranges for Skilled and Trades Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Skilled and Trades? There are 1213 jobs in Skilled and Trades category. Average salaries can vary and range from $38,917 to $304,991. 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 August 27, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleEntry Painter Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$41,800  
25.84%
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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Alternate Job Titles:
Painter I
Brush Painter I
Painter, Entry
Painter I - Construction and Maintenance
Job TitleEntry Production Painter Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$34,500  
21.32%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Operates a spray painter or other equipment to apply industrial paint finishes on metals or products. Mixes paints and other solutions and monitors drying to ensure desired results. Completes finishin More

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Production Painter I
Industrial Production Painter I
Job TitleEntry Sheetmetal Mechanic Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$36,200  
22.38%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Sets up and operates machines such as drill presses, punch presses, shears, bending rolls, brakes, grinders and numerical control equipment to shape and alter sheetmetal according to specifications. F More

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Sheetmetal Mechanic I
Sheetmetal Fabricator I
Job TitleEntry Waste Water Treatment Technician Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$40,100  
24.79%
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 I
Waste Water Equipment Technician I
Waste Water Sampling Technician I
Job TitleEntry Welder Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$39,690  
24.53%
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
Boiler Welder I
Pipe Welder I
Solderer/Brazer I
Spot Welder I
Welder/Fabricator I
Job TitleEquipment Maintenance Crew Manager Experience5 + EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$77,000  
47.59%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Supervises a mechanical maintenance crew involved in the maintenance and installation of mechanical equipment and systems. Implements and sets priorities for the preventive maintenance program which i More

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Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Garage Supervisor
Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent
Job TitleExcavating and Construction Equipment Operator Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,410  
39.19%
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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Heavy Equipment Operator
Construction Equipment Operator
Senior Heavy Equipment Operator
Job TitleExtruder Operator I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$39,200  
24.23%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Sets up and operates an extrusion machine in accordance with established procedures, guidelines, and customer requirements. Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure More

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Extrusion Operator
Extrusion Machine Operator I
Job TitleExtruder Operator II Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$53,600  
33.13%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Sets up and operates an extrusion machine in accordance with established procedures, guidelines, and customer requirements. Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure More

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Extrusion Operator, Sr.
Extrusion Machine Operator II
Job TitleExtrusion Machine Operator I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$39,170  
24.21%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Sets up and operates an extrusion machine in accordance with established procedures, guidelines, and customer requirements. Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure More

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Alternate Job Titles:
Extrusion Operator
Extruder Operator I

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