Welder in Buffalo, New York Salary

The average pay for a Welder in Buffalo, New York is $16.86 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Plasma Cutting, and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW).

$11.40 - $24.59
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MEDIAN: $16.86
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $24.59  
   
Overtime
$13.59 - $35.76  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$6,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,357 - $67,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Welder

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

Key Stats for Welder

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

▲34%

▲33%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲45%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
▲41%

Plasma Cutting
▲29%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
▲23%

Aluminum Welding
▲4%


▲1%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
▲1%

National Average
$36,000


Blueprints
▼2%

Arc Welding
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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