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 $34,422 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 TitleFurniture Upholsterer Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$51,650  
64.75%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Upholsters, repairs, and installs furniture. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. May also have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Typically rep More

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Upholsterer
Automobile Upholsterer
Job TitleGas Meter Installation and Maintenance Mechanic Experience5 - 7 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$79,800  
100.04%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Installs, maintains and repairs gas meters. Tests meters to ensure they are in working order. Inspects area for gas leaks and provides resolutions to customer issues. Requires a high school diploma. T More

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Meter Maintenance Technician
Meter Maintenance Mechanic
Job TitleGeneral Machinist II Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$51,100  
64.06%
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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
Intermediate Machinist
Machinist - Experienced
Job TitleGeneral Machinist III Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,200  
79.23%
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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 III
Senior Machinist
Job TitleHeavy Equipment Field Service Technician Experience2 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,900  
78.85%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Removes, installs, repairs, disassembles, assembles, performs failure analyses of all equipment including engines, electrical systems, hydraulics, transmissions, power train, brakes, steering, and ele More

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Resident Field Technician
Mechanical Equipment Field Technician
Job TitleHeavy Equipment Operator Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,405  
79.49%
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$61,700  
77.35%
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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 TitleIndustrial Equipment Maintenance Specialist Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$56,200  
70.45%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Installs and maintains machinery and equipment using hoists, lift trucks, hand tools, and power tools. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May be required to be certified in an area of s More

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Millwright
Job TitleInstrument Technician II Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$60,450  
75.78%
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$69,550  
87.19%
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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

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