Blacksmith Salary

A Blacksmith earns an average wage of $20.00 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$30,000 - $50,868
$42K
MEDIAN: $42,000
50%

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$12.76 - $23.62
$13
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.49
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$42,000  
   
Bonus
$8,000  
Commission
$15,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,000 - $67,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.76 - $23.62  
   
Overtime
$24.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$8,000  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,000 - $67,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Blacksmith

The typical work of a blacksmith requires in-depth knowledge and experience with forging metals. Many blacksmiths are responsible for repairing equipment and tools such as heavy machinery, farm equipment, motor vehicle parts, and building structures. Not only do blacksmiths repair metals, but they are also responsible for assembling structures and parts for their first use.

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Blacksmith Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Blacksmith?

Blacksmith in Spring Grove:
"To lead a crew of employees to produce quality forgings."
Pros: The craftsmanship about the work. To see the product from start to finish in such a short time. Operating equipment.
Cons: Middle Management. The lack of urgency throughout the rest of the shop. The, "I don't care attitudes"

Key Stats for Blacksmith

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Blacksmith Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼21%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 22%
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