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Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 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 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,080
25th Percentile Wage
$32,530
50th Percentile Wage
$37,710
75th Percentile Wage
$45,050
90th Percentile Wage
$50,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.02
25th Percentile Wage
$15.64
50th Percentile Wage
$18.13
75th Percentile Wage
$21.66
90th Percentile Wage
$24.23

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.23. The median hourly salary is $18.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.02.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,7104.88%3.37%
201535,870-8.50%-
201438,9200.54%-
201338,7105.86%-
201236,440--

Table 3. Compare Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $37,710 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 25.2 percent (25.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Williamsport and 8.7 percent (8.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Williamsport
$50,400
Philadelphia
$46,320
Newark-Union
$45,700
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$45,490
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$43,750
York-Hanover
$41,890
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$41,090
Lancaster
$40,550
Pittsburgh
$40,460
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$40,020
Reading
$39,600
Altoona
$38,480
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,710
State College
$37,320
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$36,120
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$36,090
Johnstown
$36,040
Lebanon
$35,000
Erie
$34,990
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,940
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,420

See also: Top paying jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.