Browse Average Salary Ranges for Skilled and Trades Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Skilled and Trades? There are 1215 jobs in Skilled and Trades category. The pay ranges vary from $38,784 to $303,683. Salary ranges can change significantly depending on the job title, industry, location, level of experience experience, skills and more. Salaries below are U.S. national averages data from June 27, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleEntry Machinist Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$43,300  
14.26%
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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Alternate Job Titles:
Machinist I
General Machinist I
Job TitleEntry Network Control Technician Experience0 - 2 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$55,600  
18.31%
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's degree in a related area. Typically More

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Alternate Job Titles:
Network Control Technician I
LAN Control Technician I
Network Operations Center Technician I
Job TitleEntry Painter Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$41,660  
13.72%
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$34,400  
11.33%
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$36,000  
11.85%
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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Alternate Job Titles:
Sheetmetal Mechanic I
Sheetmetal Fabricator I
Job TitleEntry Waste Water Treatment Technician Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$40,000  
13.17%
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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Alternate Job Titles:
Waste Water Treatment Technician I
Waste Water Equipment Technician I
Waste Water Sampling Technician I
Job TitleEntry Welder Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$39,590  
13.04%
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$76,700  
25.26%
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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Alternate Job Titles:
Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Garage Supervisor
Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent
Job TitleExcavating and Construction Equipment Operator Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,120  
20.78%
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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Alternate Job Titles:
Heavy Equipment Operator
Construction Equipment Operator
Senior Heavy Equipment Operator
Job TitleFacilities Cleaning Supervisor Experience2 + EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$48,690  
16.03%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Supervises the cleaning and maintenance of buildings/facilities. Trains and supervises the custodial staff to maintain an orderly, safe, and efficient cleaning operation. Orders, stocks and replenishe More

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Alternate Job Titles:
Janitorial Supervisor
Custodian Supervisor

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