Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton 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 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,160
25th Percentile Wage
$34,620
50th Percentile Wage
$40,690
75th Percentile Wage
$45,740
90th Percentile Wage
$48,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,160.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.02
25th Percentile Wage
$16.64
50th Percentile Wage
$19.55
75th Percentile Wage
$21.99
90th Percentile Wage
$23.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.47. The median hourly salary is $19.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.02.

Table 3. Compare Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $40,690 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 18.8 percent (18.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area and 25.6 percent (25.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying York-Hanover.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$50,100
Pittsburgh
$46,620
Newark-Union
$43,760
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$40,690
Philadelphia
$39,160
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$38,860
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$36,700
Lancaster
$36,590
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$36,230
Reading
$35,970
Erie
$34,310
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$33,830
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$33,580
York-Hanover
$30,290

See also: Top paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania.