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Gunsmith Salary

A Gunsmith earns an average wage of $15.57 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
$24,555 - $58,175
(Median)
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39K
50K
58K
MEDIAN: $39,239
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$9.84 - $25.69
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,555 - $58,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
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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$21,215 - $57,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $25.69  
   
Overtime
$9.30 - $36.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
   
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).
)
$21,215 - $57,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
United States (change)

Job Description for Gunsmith

  • Train users on weapon handling, maintenance and firing.
  • Maintain inventory of current weapons, ammunition, parts, tools, cleaning equipment and other items.
  • Inspect, clean, diagnose and maintain small arms weapons.
  • Perform repairs and upgrade weapons.

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Pay by Experience Level for Gunsmith

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Gunsmith Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 48%