A Welder in New York, New York earns an average wage of $25.22 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Pipe Welding and Plasma Cutting.

$30,000 - $95,865
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$62K
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MEDIAN: $62,400
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$14.90 - $50.89
(Median)
$15
$25
$51
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$62,400  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,938 - $125,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $50.89  
   
Overtime
$17.50 - $70.50  
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$31,938 - $125,650  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Welder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%


Skills That Affect Welder Salaries

Pipe Welding
up arrow 29%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 12%

Arc Welding
up arrow 7%

Welding
up arrow 3%

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
up arrow 3%

Blueprints
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Aluminum Welding
up arrow 2%

Fluxed Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
up arrow 3%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 3%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 5%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 7%

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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