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 $38,982 to $305,614. 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 September 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitlePipefitter Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$55,324  
69.23%
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Assembles and repairs pipe systems of various shapes, sizes, and pressures. Ensures proper placement and alignment according to blueprints and instructions. Requires a high school diploma or its equiv More

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Maintenance Pipefitter
Steamfitter
Job TitlePipefitter, Sr. Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$75,767  
94.81%
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Assembles and repairs pipe systems of various shapes, sizes, and pressures. Ensures proper placement and alignment according to blueprints and instructions. Requires a high school diploma or its equiv More

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Senior Steamfitter
Senior Maintenance Pipefitter
Job TitlePower System Operator Experience3 - 5 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$70,100  
87.72%
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Determines generation requirements and controls the volume of gas to meet obligations. Focuses on optimizing economics to ensure minimum energy supply costs. Requires at least an associate degree. Typ More

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Energy Dispatcher
Job TitleProduction Instrumentation Technician II Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$60,560  
75.78%
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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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Instrument Technician II
Intermediate Instrument Technician
Job TitleProduction Instrumentation Technician III Experience5 - 7 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$69,700  
87.22%
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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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Instrument Technician III
Senior Instrument Technician
Job TitleSenior Calibration Technician Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$70,380  
88.07%
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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 III
Test Equipment Maintenance Technician, Senior
Calibrator III
Job TitleSenior Civil Engineering Technician Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$66,230  
82.87%
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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 III
Civil Engineering Technologist III
Job TitleSenior Heavy Equipment Operator Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,590  
79.57%
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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
Excavating and Construction Equipment Operator
Construction Equipment Operator
Job TitleSenior Instrument Technician Experience5 - 7 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$69,670  
87.18%
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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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Instrument Technician III
Production Instrumentation Technician III
Job TitleSenior Machinist Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,320  
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
General Machinist III

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