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What is the average salary for a contemporary blacksmith?

Updated Aurora, Illinois

I've been learning forge technique for a while now, nearly two years. I am curious to see if there is any potential for a career. Thank you! #architecture #history #welding #blacksmith #fabrication #financial-planning

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kunal’s Answer

Updated Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Average Salary Examining average salaries of blacksmiths will help you estimate if you'll be able to make a living in this field. The annual wages blacksmiths earn in 10 randomly selected cities for blacksmiths are Pierre, S.D., $40,149; Miami, $44,903; Houston, $46,309; Augusta, Maine, $46,838; Walla Walla, Wash., $48,860; Baltimore, $54,487; Philadelphia, $56,450; Chicago, $60,289; New York, $61,393 and Washington, D.C., $67,373. The national average is $51,043.

Starting Salary At the 10th percentile, the level at which most new blacksmiths start, annual average wages for blacksmiths in 10 randomly selected cities are Pierre, S.D., $32,044; Miami, $35,838; Houston, $36,960; Augusta, Maine, $37,382; Walla Walla, Wash., $38,996; Baltimore, $43,487; Philadelphia, $45,054; Chicago, $48,118, New York, $48,999 and Washington, D.C., $53,772. The average salary for this group is $42,065.

Top Salaries Top blacksmiths earn salaries at the 90th percentile, as reported by Salary Expert. Examples for 10 different cities include Pierre, S.D., $49,673; Miami, $55,555; Houston, $57,295; Augusta, Maine, $57,949; Walla Walla, Wash., $60,451; Baltimore, $67,413; Philadelphia, $69,841; Chicago, $74,591; New York, $75,957 and Washington, D.C., $83,356. While the average for this group is $65,208, considerable variation exists, with $33,683 separating the highest and lowest pay.

Nayeem’s Answer

Updated Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Hi Wyatt

There are certain types of factories, fabricators and manufacturers who employ skilled blacksmiths. Earnings vary widely based on application, skill level and geographic location. annual wage for industrial blacksmiths who work in metal fabricating is $35,900. This is higher than other metal-working careers, such as welders, cutters and brazers, whose annual wage was about $34,740.

Anmol’s Answer

Updated Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Blacksmiths that work in structural metal fabricating made roughly $35,900 in 2010. Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers, on the other hand, made roughly $34,740. The average annual salaries of self-employed blacksmiths, on the other hand, can vary widely.