Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary Information in Huntsville, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Huntsville, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Huntsville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in Huntsville, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,000
25th Percentile Wage
$35,190
50th Percentile Wage
$41,660
75th Percentile Wage
$54,090
90th Percentile Wage
$65,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Huntsville, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.38
25th Percentile Wage
$16.92
50th Percentile Wage
$20.03
75th Percentile Wage
$26.00
90th Percentile Wage
$31.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Huntsville, Alabama. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.25. The median hourly salary is $20.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.38.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201441,66025.88%26.43%
201330,8800.74%-
201230,650--

Table 3. Compare Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary in Huntsville with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $41,660, Huntsville is the highest paying city for welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in state of Alabama, followed by Anniston-Oxford (median annual salary $40,910). In comparison, the median annual salary of welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Huntsville is 1.8 percent (1.8%) higher than that in Anniston-Oxford.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$41,660
Anniston-Oxford
$40,910
Mobile
$38,610
Montgomery
$38,080
Birmingham-Hoover
$37,000
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$33,800
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$31,080
Gadsden
$27,800

See also: Top paying jobs in Huntsville, Alabama.