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.

$30,521 - $50,421
$42K
MEDIAN: $42,000
50%

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$12.67 - $27.12
$13
$21
$27
MEDIAN: $20.83
10%
50%
90%

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$0$68K
Salary $42,000
Bonus $7,500
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 - $68,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.67 - $27.12
Overtime $27.46
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $7,500
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).
)
$30,000 - $68,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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 Job Listings

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"

Blacksmith in Milwaukee:
"Hard, interesting work, Union pay."
Pros: Aerospace work, National Defense and ordnance work.
Cons: New Owners, no longer locally owned.

Key Stats for Blacksmith

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Blacksmith Salaries

Experienced
▲1%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼24%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 27%